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The white men in the East are like birds. They are hatching out their eggs every year, and there is not room enough in the East, and they must go elsewhere; and they come out West, as you have seen them coming for the last few years. George Crook#Birds 69
George Crook#Birds 69
Give these Indians little farms, survey them, let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses, cows, sheep, things that they can call their own, and it will do away with tribal Indians. George Crook#Cows 69
George Crook#Cows 69
All the tribes tell the same story. They are surrounded on all sides, the game is destroyed or driven away; they are left to starve, and there remains but one thing for them to do - fight while they can. George Crook#Destroyed 64
George Crook#Destroyed 64
It may be, however, that I am too much wedded to my own views in the matter, and as I have spent nearly eight years of the hardest work of my life in this department, I respectfully request that I may now be relieved from its command. George Crook#Command 49
George Crook#Command 49
When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg, where it remains still. There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft of the arrow when I pulled it out. George Crook#Arrow 46
George Crook#Arrow 46
During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon, but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had gotten to the supposed location of the village. George Crook#Canon 42
George Crook#Canon 42
The great mistake these people make is that they go to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians before securing their physical. George Crook#Indians 37
George Crook#Indians 37
If you will investigate all the Indian troubles, you will find that there is something wrong of this nature at the bottom of all of them, something relating to the supplies, or else a tardy and broken faith on the part of the general government. George Crook#Faith 36
George Crook#Faith 36
But we must not try to drive the Indians too fast in effecting these changes. George Crook#Changes 33
George Crook#Changes 33
First, take the government of the Indians out of politics; second, let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites; third, give the Indian the ballot. George Crook#Ballot 27
George Crook#Ballot 27
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