Indians Quotes

The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.

If the Tables Were Turned – (BCA) Bureau of Caucasian Affairs.

United Native Americans are proud to announce that it has bought the state of California from the whites and is throwing it open to Indian settlement. United Native Americans bought California from three winos found wandering in San Francisco. UNA decided the winos were the spokesmen for the white people of California. These winos promptly […]

Indian summer.

No good Indian but a dead Indian.

It was afterwards by the them confessed, that upon the arrival of the English in these parts, the Indians employed their sorcerers, whom they call powaws, like Balaam, to curse them, and let loose their demons upon them, to shipwreck them, to distract them, to poison them, or in any way to ruin them. All […]

Lo, the poor Indian! whose untutored mind Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind; His soul proud Science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or milky way; Yet simple nature to his hope has given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler Heaven, Some safer world in depth of woods […]

I don’t go so far as to think that the only good Indians are dead Indians, but I believe nine out of ten are, and I shouldn’t inquire too closely in the case of the tenth. The most vicious cowboy has more moral principle than the average Indian.

I look upon you as my father, I and the rest regard you as such. All of the Indians have the same good feeling toward you and will send it on paper to the Great Father. All of the men, old men, women and children rejoice that he has sent you to take care of […]

Brothers, I have listened to a great many talks from our great father (President Andrew Jackson). But they always began and ended in this: “Get a little further; you are too near me.” (Statement when President Andrew Jackson recommended that the Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and Seminoles move west beyond the Mississippi)