Josiah Gregg Quote

If you tell an Indian that such things are absurd and impossible, he is apt to answer, "It may be so with the white man, but how do you know it to be impossible with the Indian? You tell us many strange things which happened to your fathers — we don't contradict them, though we believe such things never could have happened to the red man."


Commerce of the Prairies (1831–1839), Chapter 28 Aborigines Of America

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If you tell an Indian that such things are absurd and impossible, he is apt to answer, It may be so with the white man, but how do you know it to be...

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If you tell an Indian that such things are absurd and impossible, he is apt to answer, It may be so with the white man, but how do you know it to be...

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If you tell an Indian that such things are absurd and impossible, he is apt to answer, It may be so with the white man, but how do you know it to be...

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If you tell an Indian that such things are absurd and impossible, he is apt to answer, It may be so with the white man, but how do you know it to be...