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That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since…
The logical man must either deny all miracles or none, and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps, in themselves, quite as credible…
Love between a man and a woman is founded on the mating instinct and is not free from desire and self-seeking. But to have a…
It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization, and that of our women was secure. In them was vested…
The Indian was a religious man from his mother’s womb.
The family was not only the social unit, but also the unit of government.
No one who is at all acquainted with the Indian in his home can deny that we are a polite people.
In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees.
Every act of his life is, in a very real sense, a religious act.
At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy, she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training.
The red man divided mind into two parts, – the spiritual mind and the physical mind.
Our old age was in some respects the happiest period of life.
But to have a friend, and to be true under any and all trials, is the mark of a man!
The native American has been generally despised by his white conquerors for his poverty and simplicity.
The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war. He had neither a national army nor an organized church.
Nearness to nature… keeps the spirit sensitive to impressions not commonly felt and in touch with the unseen powers.
The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand.
There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us, while on the other hand the relation between man and woman was regarded as in…
He sees no need for setting apart one day in seven as a holy day, since to him all days are God’s.
The hospitality of the wigwam is only limited by the institution of war.
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