American Indian Quotations by Howard J. Langer PDF

By Howard J. Langer

ISBN-10: 0313291217

ISBN-13: 9780313291210

The first booklet of yank Indian quotations, this quantity deals 800 quotations protecting greater than 4 centuries of yank existence. The quotations contain the phrases of warriors, poets, politicians, medical professionals, attorneys, athletes, and others. prepared chronologically, they permit one to persist with the heritage of yankee Indians on account that Columbus throughout the phrases of these who lived via centuries of despoilment, ailment, and dying. placing genuine humans into the tragedy that has been the tale of Indian lifestyles, the e-book comprises fees not just approximately historical incidents, but additionally of Indian perspectives on schooling, values, ecology, kin, and faith. there's humor in addition to quotations of defiance, struggle, and bloodshed. The language is wealthy and colourful, regularly moving.

The ebook offers short biographical info on these quoted, together with either modern and ancient figures. the fabric is cross-referenced with topic, key observe, writer, and tribal indexes. The paintings is a reference e-book, a heritage ebook, and a source for audio system and educators.

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If I really believe there is danger, I must act consistently, and give alarm; tell our countrymen our true, or what I believe to be our true, situation. In the case under consideration, I am induced to believe there is danger, "immediate and appalling," and it becomes the people of this country to weigh the matter rightly, act wisely, not rashly, and choose a course that will come nearest befitting the nation. ) BLACK KETTLE (18037-1868) Cheyenne, South Dakota Black Kettle was a Cheyenne leader who tried to with the white man.

I am an aged tree, and can stand no longer. My leaves are fallen, my branches are withered, and I am shaken by every breeze. Soon my aged trunk will fall. ) MINAVAVANA (Mid t o late eighteenth century) Chippewa 43. Englishman! Although you have conquered the French, you have not yet conquered us! We are not your slaves. These lakes, these woods and mountains, were left to us by our ancestors. They are our inheritance, and we will part with them to none. Your nation supposes that we, like the white people, cannot live without bread, and pork, and beef!

WASHAKIE, SHOSHONE WASHAKIE (1804-1900) Shoshone, Montana Washakie, a Shoshone chief, was friendly with the white man. He led battles against the Blackfeet and Crow tribes, but he never warred against the white man. At one time, he was a scout for the military and helped negotiate treaties for them. 150. It was never the intention of the Shoshone tribe... to fight the whites; I have, myself, been fired upon by emigrants, but taught my young men that a war with the Great Father [the President] would be 43 WILLIAM SHOREY COODEY disastrous.

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