If the white man wants to live in peace with the Indian he can live in peace. There need be no trouble. Treat all men alike. Give them all the same law. Give them all an even chance to live…
Quote by Chief Joseph
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Words do not pay for my dead people.
Governor Isaac Stevens of the Washington Territory said there were a great many white people...
My people were divided about surrendering.
We gathered all the stock we could find, and made an attempt to move. We...
I want the white people to understand my people.
An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.
It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken...
I cannot tell how much my heart suffered for my people while at Leavenworth.
All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers.
The Indian race are waiting and praying.
I am tired of talk that comes to nothing.
It does not require many words to speak the truth.
We ask to be recognized as men.
I would have given my own life if I could have undone the killing of...
I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more.
We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis and Clark what they...
My father... had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
Our people could not talk with these white-faced men, but they used signs which all...
I did not want my people killed. I did not want bloodshed.