Red Jacket on the religion of White Men.(1805)
"Brother, you say there is but one way to worship and serve the Great Spirit.
If there is but one religion, why do you white people differ so much about it?
Why not all agreed, as you can all read the Book?"
What do you suppose he would say TODAY?
This a new section which hopefully will continue
to grow as I seek out, and write here, the words of The Ancestors. I see this,
and I hope you will also, as a means to deliver the OTHER VIEW of what occurred
during the growth of this Great Country. Those times saw the destruction of a
way of life for the
Many were very eloquent during those few times they were allowed to voice the
thoughts of the People. I hope that you enjoy these works as much as I have enjoyed
searching for them.
These words speak to us loudly from the recesses of time. Still yet, they carry
to us the pain and anguish of the People as they battled to maintain their way
Here then, for your edification, Their Words.
TECUMSEH: Speech to Governor Harrison in 1810
TECUMSEH: An appeal to General Henry Proctor in 1813
CHIEF JOSEPH: His words of surrender to General Oliver Howard, 1877