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" I came to you over the trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came with an eye partly open for my people who sit in darkness. I go back with both eyes closed. How can I go back blind... "
The Pathbreakers from River to Ocean: The Story of the Great West from the ... - Page 104
by Grace Raymond Hebard - 1911 - 263 pages
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The Friendly companion, and illustrated instructor

House & Home - 1883
...evidenced? The "PC" received it from Oregon : " I came to you over a trail (journey) of many moons (months) from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came, with one eye partly opened, for more light for my people, who sit...
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The Story of Metlakahtla

Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome - Metlakahtla (B.C.) - 1887 - 483 pages
...Clark,* then commanding the station, in the presence, of a small group of officers and traders : " I came to you over the trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friend of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came, with one eye partly opened, for more...
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Stories from Indian Wigwams and Northern Camp-fires

Egerton Ryerson Young - Canada - 1892 - 293 pages
...like all of these highly figurative poetical Indian orations, it loses much in the translation. He said : " I 'came to you over the trail of many moons from the land of the setting sun beyond the great mountains. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all...
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Christian Education by Congregationalists in the Seven Pacific Coast States ...

Pacific Coast Congregational Alliance for the Promotion of Education - Congregational churches - 1893 - 55 pages
...the east by a clerk in the employ of the American Fur Co. It was as follows: " I came to you over a trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers who have all gone the long way. I came with one eye partly open for more light to my people who sit in...
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Publications of the Alliance, Issue 1

Pacific Coast Congregational Alliance for the Promotion of Education - 1893
...the east by a clerk in the employ of the American Fur Co. It was as follows: " I came to you over a trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers who have all gone the long way. I came with one eye partly open for more light to my people who sit in...
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How Marcus Whitman Saved Oregon: A True Romance of Patriotic Heroism ...

Oliver Woodson Nixon - Northwest, Pacific - 1895 - 339 pages
...speech was translated into English and thus doubtless loses much of its charm. The chief said, "I come to you over the trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came with an eye partly open for my people, who sit in darkness. I go...
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The American fur trade of the far West: a history of the pioneer trading ...

Hiram Martin Chittenden - History - 1901 - 1029 pages
...annals of missionary work among the Western Indians. The Indian is reported to have said : " I come to you over the trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came with an eye partly open for my people, who sit in darkness. I go...
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Leonard's Narrative: Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader and Trapper ...

Zenas Leonard - West (U.S.) - 1904 - 317 pages
...annals of missionary work am- 'iis the Western Indians. The Indian Is reported to have said: " 'I come to you over the trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came with an eye partly open for my people, who sit In darkness. I go...
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Whitman's Ride Through Savage Lands: With Sketches of Indian Life

Oliver Woodson Nixon - Oregon Territory - 1905 - 186 pages
...horns on his head), at the request of the General, made a speech in the Chinook language. The Speech "I came to you over the trail of many moons, from...setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came with an eye partly open for my people who sit in darkness. I go...
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Life, letters and travels of Father Pierre-Jean de Smet, S.J., 1801-1873 ...

Pierre-Jean de Smet - Indians of North America - 1905
...the history of the Protestant Missions in the Columbia valley, and is here given in full : " I come to you over the trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friends of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came with an eye partly open for my people, who sit in darkness. I go...
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