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" ... us. Yet we did not fear them. We took them to be friends. They called us brothers. We believed them and gave them a larger seat. At length their numbers had greatly increased. They wanted more land. They wanted our country. Our eyes were opened, and... "
The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science, and arts ... - Page 244
1829
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Writing Indian Nations: Native Intellectuals and the Politics of ...

Maureen Konkle - Social Science - 2004 - 367 pages
...the discourse of Indian doom, but it is one that frequently appears in eighteenth-century treaties: "Brother: Our seats were once large and yours were small. You have soon become a great people, and we have scarcely a place left to spread our blankets. You have got...
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In a Sacred Manner I Live: Native American Wisdom

Neil Philip - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 93 pages
...uneasy. Wars took place. Indians were 50 . #< David Noble Mohawk steelworker, New York City Mohawk 1970 hired to fight against Indians, and many of our people...Brother! Our seats were once large, and yours were very small. You have now become a great people, and we have scarcely a place left to spread our blankets....
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The Gospel of the Redman

Ernest Thompson Seton, Julia Moss Seton - History - 2005 - 134 pages
...wanted more land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened; and our minds became uneasy. Wars took place; Indians were hired to fight against Indians,...our people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquors among us; it was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. "Brother, our seats were once...
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Stolen Continents: Five Hundered Years of Conquest and Resistance in the ...

Ronald Wright - History - 2005 - 430 pages
...wanted more land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened, and our minds became uneasy. Wars took place. Indians were hired to fight against Indians,...many of our people were destroyed. They also brought liquor amongst us. It was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. Brother: Our seats were once...
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Prophets of the Great Spirit: Native American Revitalization Movements in ...

Alfred A. Cave - Religion - 2006 - 328 pages
...increased; they wanted more land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened; our mind became uneasy. War took place; Indians were hired to fight against Indians;...people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquor amongst us; it was strong and powerful and it has slain thousands." 13 In a more jocular vein, Red...
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The Gospel of the Red Man: An Indian Bible

Ernest Thompson Seton - History - 2006 - 132 pages
...wanted more land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened; and our minds became uneasy. Wars took place; Indians were hired to fight against Indians,...our people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquors among us; it was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. "Brother, our seats were once...
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Pioneer Life, Or, Thirty Years a Hunter

Philip Tome - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 173 pages
...wanted more land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened, and our minds became uneasy. Wars took place; Indians were hired to fight against Indians;...our people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquors among us; it was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. Brother, our seats were once...
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