Santa Fe School Annual Report, 1919


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assasandstraigosanizeautionalities anaestastelessnesotage , grounds. Perhaps a laborer at$ 40 a month could do this. We also need a third man on the farm and an assistant in carpentry and general repair work As already noted above we have no gradu ates at this school, our highest grade being second year vocational. The Course of Study has been followed pretty closely all along and our schoolroom equipment is reasonably adequate The textbooks now on the authorized list are as I think, of the best available. It is grati fying to know that there has been a decided movement in the direction of uniformity of text books throughout the service. The industrial training, as already stated above, has been along the lines prescribed in the course of study, and the instruction given followed pretty closely the outlines there in prescribed. None of the employes could be brought into question on the subject of efficiency or loyalty, and there has been almost a uniform disposition to cooperate with other employes in order to achieve the best interests of the school. Accomodations for employes have been reasonably adequate, al though in two or three pieces of fairly recent correspondence I have requested authority and funds for erecting another cottage The work done at this school is along the lines best adapted to meet the most urgent needs of the Indians of this vicinity. What the girls need to know most is improved methods in cooking, housework and home nursing and sanitation. These Indians are an agricultural people and what the boys most need is careful instruction in shopwork of various kinds and improved me thods in plant production and the care of farm animals. These things are exactly what we have laid most stress upon

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