Black Kettle Quotes

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Black Kettle Quotes

I want you to give all these chiefs of the soldiers here to understand that we are for peace, and that we have made peace, that we may not be mistaken by them for enemies.
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Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship.

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Why don't you talk, and go straight, and let all be well?

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We have been travelling through a cloud. The sky has been dark ever since the war began.

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All we ask is that we have peace with the whites. We want to hold you by the hand. You are our father.

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Although wrongs have been done to me, I live in hopes. I have not got two hearts ... Now we are together again to make peace. My shame is as big as the earth, although I will do what my friends have advised me to do. I once thought that I was the only man that persevered to be the friend of the white man, but since they have come and cleaned out our lodges, horses and everything else, it is hard for me to believe the white men any more.

— Black Kettle

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