Be careful not to annoy any one in the canoe with your hat; it would be better to take your nightcap.
This country holds your father and your mother. These forces and values held their societies together. This gives us great joy, for we now consider that we stand upright before you, and can speak what we think. Do not undertake anything unless you desire to continue it; for example, do not begin to paddle unless you are inclined to continue paddling.
These men were very kind. In the treaty councils the commissioners have claimed that our country had been sold to the Government. Ecumenical collaboration in this field is to be encouraged.
We gave them corn and meat. His refusal caused a difference among the Nez Perces. This I believe, and all my people believe the same. Nowadays, even a term such as animism is no longer commonly acceptable.
I will tell you all about our people, and then you can judge whether an Indian is a man or not.