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The Book of the Indians: Or, Biography and History of the Indians of North ...
Samuel G. Drake
Vista de fragmentos - 1976
affair afterwards Americans appears arms army arrived attack Attakullakulla Awashonks battle Book Boston Brant brother brought called Canonicus Capt Captain Captain Pipe captives cause CHAP Cherokees chief Church Colonel command commissioners council Creek death discovered enemy England English escaped expedition father fell fight fire Florida French friends garrison gave Georgia governor guns hands head Hist Hubbard immediately Indians informed inhabitants Iroquois Island John killed king land letter Lieut lived M'Intosh marched Massachusetts Massasoit Miantunnomoh Micanopy miles Mohawks Mohegans murdered Narragansets nation night Ninigret ordered party Passaconaway peace Pequots Philip Plimouth Pokanoket Powhatan praying Indians present prisoners retreat returned River sachem sagamore says Seminoles sent Shawanese shot side slain soon speech Squanto squaw supposed swamp taken told took town treaty tribe Uncas Wampanoags wampum warriors Weetamoo whites wife wigwam William wounded
Página 23 - We have had some experience of it ; several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but, when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors ; they were totally...
Página 119 - The way, and the only way, to check and to stop this evil, is, for all the red men to unite in claiming a common and equal right in the land ; as it was at first, and should be yet; for it never was divided, but belongs to all, for the use of each. That no part has a right to sell, 'even to each other, much less to strangers; those who want all, and will not do with less.
Página 4 - I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of several parts, and several families. This accident must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations.
Página 97 - ... eyes. We know these things to be true. Since HE has made so great a difference between us in other things, why may we not conclude that he has given us a different religion according to our understanding ? The Great Spirit does right. HE knows what is best for his children; we are satisfied. " BROTHER : We do not wish to destroy your religion, or take it from you. We only want to enjoy our own.
Página 96 - Brother, you say you want an answer to your talk before you leave this place. It is right you should have one, as you are a great distance from home and we do not wish to detain you. But we will first look back a little and tell you what our fathers have told us and what we have heard from the white people.
Página 97 - We are told that your religion was given to your forefathers, and has been handed down from father to son. We also have a religion, which was given to our forefathers, and has been handed down to us, their children. We worship in that way. It teaches us to be thankful for all the favors we receive ; to love each other, and to be united. We never quarrel about religion.
Página 54 - She had a kersey coat, covered with girdles of wampum from the loins upward. Her arms, from her elbows to her hands, were covered with bracelets ; there were handfuls of necklaces about her neck, and several sorts of jewels in her ears. She had fine red stockings and white shoes, her hair powdered and her face painted red, that was always before black.
Página 4 - I thank you, in their name, for bringing back into their country the calumet, which your predecessor received from their hands. It was happy for you, that you left under ground that murdering hatchet that has been so often dyed in the blood of the French.