Remarks of Father Craft - Missionary to the Indians. 1889 Great Plains: "Indians were not fools but men of keen intelligence... Reductions in rations increased fears. Census takers made grave mistakes, counted less than the real numbers; agents made false reports of prosperity that did not exist... It is not to be wondered that they finally came to believe in a Messiah whom they at first doubted, and listened to every deceiver who promised hope... "Interested whites took advantage of this state and howled for troops; the ...

Promised Land 2015, Other Shores Press

ISBN-13: 9780962990946

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