By Brian Titley
In general thought of a sympathetic portrayer of the Canadian Indian, Duncan Campbell Scott published in his writings his genuine ideals in regards to the stipulations and way forward for Canada's local humans. in the course of his lengthy and turbulent tenure as Deputy Superintendent basic of Indian Affairs, his reaction to demanding situations reminiscent of the making of treatises in northern Ontario, land claims in British Columbia, and the prestige of the Six countries underscored his ideals that the Indians didn't have any valid grievances and that the dep. knew top.
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Indian labour was used and so was Indian farm machinery, which had been virtually commandeered by the agent at great inconvenience. The Indians complained about gross mismanagement and about official highhandedness.
2 This growing and cumbersome bureaucracy was making increasing demands on the public purse, a tendency Scott had attempted to discourage while serving as the department's accountant. Now that he was in charge, financial restraint became all the more evident. But the penny-pinching mind of the bookkeeper was not the only factor at work. By the spring of 1913 Canada was sliding into an economic recession after years of growth and prosperity. 3 During these years Indian Affairs was accorded even less significance in government circles than was customary.
16 A further subsection (3) authorized the superintendent general to lease non-productive reserve lands to persons who would bring them under cultivation or use them for grazing, without a surrender. When he introduced the measure in the Commons, Meighen was asked how the Indians would fare if some of their best lands were taken under the scheme. "17 This amendment showed clearly that the gradual erosion of Indian control of their reserve lands, which had begun almost imperceptibly in the 1890s, would continue and with greater intensity.