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When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg, where it remains still. There were a couple of inches of blood on the…
The white men in the East are like birds. They are hatching out their eggs every year, and there is not room enough in the…
The buffalo is all gone, and an Indian can’t catch enough jack rabbits to subsist himself and his family, and then, there aren’t enough jack…
If you will investigate all the Indian troubles, you will find that there is something wrong of this nature at the bottom of all of…
Give these Indians little farms, survey them, let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses, cows, sheep, things that they can…
During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon, but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had gotten…
The great mistake these people make is that they go to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians before securing their physical.
When once an Indian sees that his food is secure, he does not care what the chief or any one else says.
It has been my aim throughout present operations to afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests, and troops have been stationed…
But we must not try to drive the Indians too fast in effecting these changes.
It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race, and that…
First, take the government of the Indians out of politics; second, let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites;…
All the tribes tell the same story. They are surrounded on all sides, the game is destroyed or driven away; they are left to starve,…
It may be, however, that I am too much wedded to my own views in the matter, and as I have spent nearly eight years…
I at once commenced the ascent through a shower of arrows.
The Indian is a human being.
We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws,…
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