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George Crook Quotes & Quotations
George Crook
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    As soon as I was able, we returned to our camp at the ferry. I had to ride on horseback and suffered most excruciating pain during the journey. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    But we must not try to drive the Indians too fast in effecting these changes. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    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-CrookGeorge Crook
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    I at once commenced the ascent through a shower of arrows. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    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-CrookGeorge Crook
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    It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race, and that while he behaves himself he will be treated the same as a white man. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    It has been my aim throughout present operations to afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests, and troops have been stationed accordingly. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    Some people think the Indians do not understand these things, but they do, and fully appreciate the circumstances in which they are placed. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    The buffalo is all gone, and an Indian can't catch enough jack rabbits to subsist himself and his family, and then, there aren't enough jack rabbits to catch. What are they to do? George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    The great mistake these people make is that they go to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians before securing their physical. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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    The Indian is a human being. George-CrookGeorge Crook
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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-CrookGeorge Crook
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    We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past. George-CrookGeorge Crook
  • 14
    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-CrookGeorge Crook
  • 15
    When once an Indian sees that his food is secure, he does not care what the chief or any one else says. George-CrookGeorge Crook