Standing Bear - Quotes

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My first years were spent living just as my forefathers had lived - roaming the green, rolling hills of what are now the states of South Dakota and Nebraska. ---->>>

Man's heart away from nature becomes hard. ---->>>

God never does anything wrong. He knows what is best for me. No man can understand God, or know why He deals with us as He does. ---->>>

There is one God, and He made both Indians and white men. We were all made out of the dust of the earth. ---->>>

If a white man had land, and some one should swindle him, that man would try to get it back, and you would not blame him. ---->>>

And when native man left off this form of development, his humanization was retarded in growth. ---->>>

Friends and brothers, The Almighty created us Indians. We are as he made us. The Almighty has given to the whites a book to read, and they have plenty of things to work with. The Indian has no book. He cannot read. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Leader
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Standing Bear (c. 1829 – 1908) (Ponca official orthography: Maⁿchú-Naⁿzhíⁿ/Macunajin; other spellings: Ma-chú-nu-zhe, Ma-chú-na-zhe or Mantcunanjin pronounced [mãtʃuꜜnãʒĩꜜ]) was a Ponca Native American chief, who successfully argued in U.S. District Court in 1879 in Omaha that Native Americans are "persons within the meaning of the law" and have the right of habeas corpus (wikipedia)