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The hospitality of the wigwam is only limited by the institution of war.
 

The Indian was a religious man from his mother's womb.
 

The logical man must either deny all miracles or none, and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps, in themselves, quite as credible as those of the Hebrews of old.
 

The native American has been generally despised by his white conquerors for his poverty and simplicity.
 

The red man divided mind into two parts, - the spiritual mind and the physical mind.
 

The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand.
 

There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us, while on the other hand the relation between man and woman was regarded as in itself mysterious and holy.
 

There were no temples or shrines among us save those of nature.
 


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