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" I am Wounded, and by Whom, by those same White Dogs that I have always Considered, and treated as Brothers. I do not fear Death my friends. You Know it, but to die with my face rotten, that even the Wolves will shrink with horror at seeing Me, and say... "
Rotting Face : Smallpox and the American Indian - Page xvii
by R. G. Robertson - 2001 - 329 pages
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Indian Life on the Upper Missouri

John Canfield Ewers - Social Science - 1968 - 222 pages
...black-hearted dogs who had repaid his long and faithful friendship with a pestilence which was causing him to "die with my face rotten, that even the wolves will shrink with horror at seeing me." Chardon wrote Four Bears' brief obituary in his journal under the date Sunday, July 30, 1837: "One...
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American Indian Quotations

Howard Langer - History - 1996 - 260 pages
...never called a white man a dog, but today I do pronounce them to be a set of black-hearted dogs. ... I do not fear death, my friends. You know it. But to die with my face rotten [from the smallpox], that even the wolves will shrink with horror at seeing me. (Red & White: Indian...
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American Indian Quotations

Howard Langer - History - 1996 - 260 pages
...never called a white man a dog, but today I do pronounce them to be a set of black-hearted dogs. ... I do not fear death, my friends. You know it. But to die with my face rotten [from the smallpox], that even the wolves will shrink with horror at seeing me. (Red & White: Indian...
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The Great American Wolf

Bruce Hampton - Nature - 1997 - 320 pages
...Four Bears, who couldn't conceal his hatred of whites who had introduced a disease so vile that he had "to die with my face rotten, that even the Wolves...horror at seeing Me, and say to themselves, That is the Four Bears, the Friend of the Whites.' "64 Although there are numerous instances throughout the history...
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Great Speeches by Native Americans

Robert Blaisdell - History - 2000 - 218 pages
...I have been in many battles, and often wounded, but the wounds of my enemies I exhalt in. But today I am wounded, and by whom? By those same white dogs...horror at seeing me, and say to themselves, that is The Four Bears, the friend of the whites. Listen well what I have to say, as it will be the last time you...
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Out West

Travel - 2000 - 436 pages
...the wounds of my enemies I exult in. But today I am wounded, and by whom, by those same white dogs I have always considered and treated as brothers....at seeing me, and say to themselves, "That is the Four Bears, the friend of the whites." Listen well to what I have to say, as it will be the last time...
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American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions

Jack Utter - History - 2001 - 494 pages
...Dogs . . . them that I always considered as Brothers, has turned Out to be My Worst enemies. . . . I do not fear Death my friends. You know it, but to...say to themselves, that is the 4 Bears the Friend of Whites Listen well what I have to say, as it will be the last time you will hear Me. think of ....
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The Greatest Killer: Smallpox in History

Donald R. Hopkins - History - 2002 - 380 pages
...30 July 1837. According to the latter source, in his dying speech Ma-to-toh-pa told his tribesmen, I do not fear Death my friends, You Know it, but to...themselves, that is the 4 Bears the Friend of the Whites. (Devoto 1947, 283). From the Mandan, smallpox spread to the Assiniboin, Crow, Dakota, and others; from...
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American Indians in U.S. History

Roger L. Nichols - History - 2003 - 288 pages
...only to spread the contagion. In despair, Four Bears, a dying Mandan chief, reminded his listeners, "I do not fear Death my friends. You know it, but to die with my face rotten, [so] that even the Wolves will shrink in horror at seeing Me," that is too much. He urged the warriors...
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Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Kris Fresonke, Mark David Spence - History - 2004 - 290 pages
...I have been in many battles, and often wounded, but the wounds of my enemies I exalt in. But today I am wounded, and by whom? By those same white dogs...at seeing me, and say to themselves, "That is the Four Bears, the friend of the whites." Along with Four Bears, 9o percent of the tribe perished in the...
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