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The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand. Charles Eastman#Religion 67
Charles Eastman#Religion 67
The family was not only the social unit, but also the unit of government. Charles Eastman#Family 64
Charles Eastman#Family 64
In the life of the Indian there was only one inevitable duty, - the duty of prayer - the daily recognition of the Unseen and Eternal. Charles Eastman#Prayer 64
Charles Eastman#Prayer 64
The logical man must either deny all miracles or none, and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps, in themselves, quite as credible as those of the Hebrews of old. Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 61
Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 61
Every act of his life is, in a very real sense, a religious act. Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 58
Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 58
Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning. Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 49
Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 49
That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity. Charles Eastman#Power 49
Charles Eastman#Power 49
Our people, though capable of strong and durable feeling, were not demonstrative in their affection at any time, least of all in the presence of guests or strangers. Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 40
Charles Eastman#Uncategorized 40
More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material. Charles Eastman#Religion 38
Charles Eastman#Religion 38
The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war. He had neither a national army nor an organized church. Charles Eastman#Religion 29
Charles Eastman#Religion 29
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