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" The white people had now found our country. Tidings were carried back and more came amongst 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... "
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - History - 2003 - 406 pages
...us. Yet we did not fear them. We took them to befriends. They called us brothers. We believed them. ...At length their numbers had greatly increased....they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened and In his youth Red Jacket's Iroquois mrme was Otetiani, which means "prepared" or "ready. "As a chief,...
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Writing Indian Nations: Native Intellectuals and the Politics of ...

Maureen Konkle - Social Science - 2004 - 367 pages
...meat," he says, "and they gave us poison in return" (138). As the white population increased, he says, "they wanted more land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened, and our minds became uneasy" (138). Here Red Jacket employs a version perhaps of the discourse of Indian doom, but it is one that...
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The Gospel of the Redman

Ernest Thompson Seton, Julia Moss Seton - History - 2005 - 134 pages
...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;...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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In a Sacred Manner I Live: Native American Wisdom

Neil Philip - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 93 pages
...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....minds became uneasy. Wars took place. Indians were David Noble Mohawk steelworker, New York City Mohawk 1970 hired to fight against Indians, and many...
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The Gospel of the Red Man: An Indian Bible

Ernest Thompson Seton - History - 2006 - 132 pages
...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;...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
...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;...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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American War Poetry: An Anthology

Lorrie Goldensohn - Poetry - 2006 - 413 pages
...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....opened, and our minds became uneasy. Wars took place . . . — The Senecan chief, Red Jacket, 1812, from Thatcher's Indian Biography (1834) Violent clashes...
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Prophets of the Great Spirit: Native American Revitalization Movements in ...

Alfred A. Cave - Religion - 2006 - 328 pages
...return." The outcome was one that the Indians, well meaning and innocent, could not have foreseen. "At length their numbers had greatly increased; they...land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened; our mind became uneasy. War took place; Indians were hired to fight against Indians; and many of our...
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