Health and Sanitary Condition. - The health of the Indians of this band has been good; there were no epidemics; sanitary precautions are well observed.
Occupation. - These Indians encase in general farming and work out among white people.
Buildings. - Most of the buildings on this reserve are frame and log and are well kept.
Stock. - The cattle are fairly well bred and are in good condition.
Farming Implements. - These Indians have some farming implements.
Education. - On this reserve there are two hundred and four children of school age and three schools - ungraded - and three teachers of the grade of high-school entrance. The course of studies followed is only elementary. These schools have the usual equipment. The discipline and order are good. In proportion to their attendance the progress made by the pupils is fair. The interest taken by the parents in the education of their children is not so great as could be wished.
Religion. - The Methodist Church claim five hundred and seventy-three of the members of this band, and the Church of England two hundred and twenty-six. There are two churches on this reserve and the Indians take a good deal of interest in religion.
Characteristics and Progress. - These Indians as a rule are industrious; some are indolent. They are generally law-abiding and appreciate the law. They are slowly improving.
Temperance and Morality. - Some of these Indians are addicted to the occasional use of intoxicants, but they are generally temperate. Some of the members of this band have more than one wife.
Name of Reserve. - The Indians of this band reside on the Caradoc Reserve.
Location. - This reserve is situated in the township of the same name in the county of Middlesex, Ontario.
Area. - It contains an area of nine thousand two hundred acres.
Resources. - The resources of this reserve are farming and stock-raising.
Tribe or Nation. - These Indians belong to the Chippewa or Ojibbewa tribe.
Vital Statistics. - The population of this band is four hundred and thirty-seven, consisting of one hundred and thirty-three men, one hundred and thirty women, and one hundred and seventy-four children. During the year there were eight births and fourteen deaths. There were no immigrations nor emigrations.
Health and Sanitary Condition. - The health of these Indians has been good. No epidemics. Sanitary precautions have been well observed.
Occupation. - The members of this band engage in general farming.
Buildings. - Most of the buildings are of log, though there are a number of frame and two brick dwellings. The buildings are kept in good repair.
Stock. - These Indians have some fairly good farm horses and cattle. They are beginning to keep sheep, and these are doing well.
Farming Implements. - This band is fairly well provided with farming implements.
Education. - On this reserve there are sixty-three children of school age, and two schools open; that at Bear Creek having been closed, being no longer required. There are two teacher; they hold inspector's certificates. The course of studies is elementary. The schools are equipped in the usual manner. The discipline and order are good. The