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Cherokee Phoenix
Vol. I No. 40
Wednesday December 3, 1828
Pg. 3 Col. 3a

Indians in Upper Canada.- A Methodist Missionary writes from Credit River, under date of 20th September, 1828 as follows:

 "The Indians here have now got their tract of land surveyed and divided into portions for each family, so that we hope to see them improve more in agriculture next season.  They have completed three comfortable dwelling houses this year, & have four more building by individual exertion, without pecuniary aid from anyone although they are under the necessity of continually exerting themselves to obtain the means of subsistence from day to day.  Two of them have raised and harvested five or six acres each of excellent wheat which is the first fruits of their labor int hat kind of grain; and their crops of corn and potatoes are abundant, according to the quantity of ground cultivated."