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Quotes of Indians

  1. Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them. – B. R. Ambedkar
  2. These people were well dressed in skins, had some guns, but armed generally with bows and arrows and such other instruments of war as are common among the Indians of the Missouri. – William Henry Ashley
  3. Indians were frequently off their reservations. – Buffalo Bill
  4. The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1, 000 of them. – Buffalo Bill
  5. The case of the Seminoles constitutes at present the only exception to the successful efforts of the Government to remove the Indians to the homes assigned them west of the Mississippi. – Martin Van Buren
  6. 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
  7. There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry. – George Armstrong Custer
  8. I'm proud of being part Cherokee, and I think it's time all us Indians felt the same way. – Loretta Lynn
  9. Looking at the purpose of our government toward the Indians we find that after subjugating them it has been our policy to collect the different tribes on reservations and support them at the expense of our people. – Nelson A. Miles
  10. The Indians however, could not migrate from one part of the United States to another; neither could they obtain employment as readily as white people, either upon or beyond the Indian reservations. – Nelson A. Miles
  11. I'd become sort of involved in things that were happening to people. No matter what color they be, whether they be Indians or Negroes, the poor white person or anyone who was I thought more or less getting a bad shake. – Gordon Parks
  12. I don't flatter myself with much dependence upon the present disposition of the Eastern Indians who are many ways liable to be drawn into a rupture with us by the artifices of the French, their own weakness and the influence which the French Missionary Priests have over them. – William Shirley
  13. The ball whizzes past like a bumblebee and the Indians are in the sea. – Navjot Singh Sidhu
  14. Nobody would take checks from Indians nobody would give them any credit, and nobody would let them drink in the bars. There was a rudeness, a brusqueness, with which the Indians were treated constantly. At a very young age, that had entered my consciousness. – James Welch
  15. The townspeople outside the reservations had a very superior attitude toward Indians which was kind of funny, because they weren't very wealthy; they were on the fringes of society themselves. – James Welch

Usage examples for Indians

  1. And there were two Indians at the door a moment ago. ” – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  2. On Sunday morning the Indians came round, all delighted, to see me again. ” – Missionary Work Among The Ojebway Indians by Edward Francis Wilson
  3. But I will help you, and if he is now in this part of the country we will hear of him sooner or later through the Indians – Far Past the Frontier by James A. Braden
  4. This was in the year 1616- '17. Levett says the Indians at " Aquamenticus" were all dead when he was there. ” – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  5. The Indians did not as yet appear satisfied with the amount of game they had killed, and were on the look- out for more. ” – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  6. “ I don't like grown- up Indians – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  7. The Indians were not to be trusted, however, and they refused his request. ” – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  8. She had passed most of the winter on the trail with her Indians – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. In 1758 the Indians came to his home while he was away. ” – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  10. By the time I got fairly on my feet, the Indians were about eight or ten yards from me- I saw then there was no other way for me to make my escape but by fast running, and I was determined to try it, and had but little hopes at first of my being able to escape. ” – Narrative of the Captivity of William Biggs among the Kickapoo Indians in Illinois in 1788 by William Biggs
  11. He is bound to have those Indians out of there or drop a- trying. ” – The Deserter by Charles King
  12. The French said they would protect their rights if the Indians would let them. ” – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  13. “ I see nothing to tell me where the Indians are. ” – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  14. With the hard soil, with the hard climate, and with the wild Indians – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  15. If they were Indians they were very different Indians from those who have lived in this country since its discovery. ” – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  16. Monsieur de Montlivet, you know Indians – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  17. The Indians had disappeared over the top. ” – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  18. Well, enough of it is true, Julie, to make the Indians believe, when they hear it, that Jean Marcel killed his partners to save himself from starvation. ” – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  19. Then I'll send some of the cowboys on the round- up, and others after the Indians – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope

Idioms for Indians