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Jackson, Sheldon. "Report of Sitka School." Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs the Secretary of the Interior. Washington, DC: GPO, 1885. pp. 256-263. http://images.library.wisc.edu/History/EFacs/CommRep/AnnRep85/reference/history.annrep85.i0034.pdf
Information by Sheldon Jackson, on John Walker, a full blooded Puyallup, educated at the Forest Grove Indian Training School. He later worked as the Industrial teacher at the school in Sitka, Alaska.

"Nisqually and S'kokomoish Agency." Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior. Washington, DC: GPO, 1883. pp. 147-149. Google Books.
Explains how many students were sent to the Indian Training School in 1883 from the Nisqually and S'kokomish Agency.

"Puyallup Indian Reservation." Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior. Washington, DC: GPO, 1883. pp. 149-151. Google Books.
Explains how many students were sent to the Indian Training School in 1883 from the Puyallup Agency.

"Report of Forest Grove School." Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior. Washington, DC: GPO, 1883. pp. 180-183. Google Books.                      
Report by Superintendent Minthorn on how the Forest Grove Indian Training School is doing; how many students, new arrivals and events that had occurred that year, as well as reports on each industrial class.

"Reports of Agents in Oregon." Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs the Secretary of the Interior. Washington, DC: GPO, 1880. pp.177-178.
A report by Superintendent M.C Wilkinson on the first four months of operation of the Forest Grove Indian Training School. Google Books.

"Report of Forest Grove." Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior. Washington, DC: GPO, 1884. pp. 202-207. Google Books.

Jackson, Sheldon. "Report of Sitka School." Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs the Secretary of the Interior. Washington, DC: GPO, 1885. pp. 256-263. http://images.library.wisc.edu/History/EFacs/CommRep/AnnRep85/reference/history.annrep85.i0034.pdf
Information by Sheldon Jackson, on John Walker, a full blooded Puyallup, educated at the Forest Grove Indian Training School. He later worked as the Industrial teacher at the school in Sitka, Alaska.

Other Resources and Interpretations

"Abe Lincoln." Ancestry.com. Date Accessed: April 17, 2014.  http://records.ancestry.com/abe_lincoln_records.ashx?pid=44713886
Information on the Yakima Lincoln family; it includes information on Lottie and Lizzie Lincoln, two Forest Grove Indian Training School students.

Chemawa Indian School.  Salem, Oregon: 2014. http://www.chemawa.bie.edu/
A link to Chemawa Indian School's current website that includes a list of graduating classes that date back to 1885.

"The Chemawa Indian School." Native American Netroots. Word Press, 2011. http://nativeamericannetroots.net/diary/1171

Collins, Cary. "Indian Boarding Schools.”  The Oregon Encyclopedia. Portland State University, 2008-2014. http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/entry/view/indian_boarding_school/

Kautz, Lawerence.  G. August Valentine Kautz, USA: Biography of a Civil War General. Jefferson, N.C. McFarland & Co: 2008. pp. 51-66
A biography on Nugen and Augustus Kautz’s father. The two were students at the Forest Grove Indian Training School.

Lyman, William Denison. “History of the Yakima Valley, Washington; Compromising Yakima, Kittas, and Benton Counties.” S.J. Clarke Publishing Co: 1919. http://archive.org/details/historyofyakimav01lyma\

Maxwell Taylor, Arthur. "Tradition to Acculturation: A Case Study on the Impacts Created by Chemawa Indian School upon the Nez Perce Family Structure from 1879 to 1945." Loyola University Chicago: 2010. http://ecommons.luc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1518&context=luc_theses
This is a student thesis paper written by a descendant of a Nez Perce Forest Grove Indian Training School Alumni about the affects of boarding schools on family.

Williams, Carol. “Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism.” University of Illinois Press: 2012. Pp. 219-221.
A few pages about Katie Louin Brewer are in the book; it is available on Google Books.