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If you will investigate all the Indian troubles, you will find that there is something wrong of this nature at the bottom of all of them, something relating to the supplies, or else a tardy and broken faith on the part of the general government.
When once an Indian sees that his food is secure, he does not care what the chief or any one else says.
I have known the Indians intimately - known them in their private relations - I think I understand the Indian character pretty well.
The great mistake these people make is that they go to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians before securing their physical.
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March 21, 1890
George R. Crook was a career United States Army officer, most noted for his distinguished service during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. During the 1880s, the Apache nicknamed Crook Nantan Lupan, which means "Grey Wolf."
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