I Will FollowMarch 23, 2012
I will follow the white man's trail. I will make him my friend, but I will not bend my back to his burdens. I will be cunning as a coyote. I will ask him to help me understand his ways, then I will prepare the way for my children, and their children. The Great Spirit has shown me a day will come when they will outrun the white man in his own shoes.
I Have SeenMarch 21, 2012
I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself.
My FatherMarch 19, 2012
My father, you have made promises to me and to my children. If the promises had been made by a person of no standing, I should not be surprised to see his promises fail. But you, who are so great in riches and power; I am astonished that I do not see your promises fulfilled! "I would have been better pleased if you had never made such promises than that you should have made them and not performed them.
Sing Your Death SongMarch 16, 2012
Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.
How SmoothMarch 14, 2012
How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.
Where Are the Pequot?March 12, 2012
Where today are the Pequot? Where are the Narragansett, the Mohican, the Pokanoket, and many other once powerful tribes of our people? They have vanished before the avarice and the oppression of the white man, as snow before a summer sun.
When a Man Does a Piece of WorkMarch 09, 2012
When a man does a piece of work which is admired by all we say that it is wonderful; but when we see the changes of day and night, the sun, the moon, and the stars in the sky, and the changing seasons upon the earth, with their ripening fruits, anyone must realize that it is the work of someone more powerful than man.
And While I StoodMarch 07, 2012
And while I stood there I saw more than I can tell and I understood more than I saw; for I was seeing in a sacred manner the shapes of all things in the spirit, and the shape of all shapes as they must live together like one being.
The FrogMarch 05, 2012
The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.
One Does Not SellMarch 02, 2012
One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk.