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Federated Freedom Struggles: Selected Student Quotes

Honors Modern Western Civilizations Spring 2021

Quotes

"I do not think the measure of a civilization is how tall its buildings of concrete are, but rather how well its people have learned to relate to their environment and fellow man." - Sun Bear, Chippewa https://www.xavier.edu/jesuitresource/online-resources/quote-archive1/native-american1 

"Look at me. I am poor and naked, but I am the Chief of the Nation. We do not want riches, but we want our children trained and brought up properly. We look to you for your sympathy. Riches will do us no good. We cannot take away into the other world anything we have here. We want to have peace and love."

– Chief Red Cloud, Sioux Chief

"I'm just a human being trying to make it in a world that is very rapidly losing it's understanding of being human."

- John Trudell