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Elizabeth George Speare
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"But Indians take great stock in politeness. Should you meet one, speak to him just the same as to the minister back home." Chapter 2, p. 9

"'More folks comin' all the time,' the man said. 'Time was you could tramp for a month and never see a chimney. Now the town is spreading out from the river every which way."' Chapter 3, p. 13

"'Attean learn,' he said. 'White man come more and more to Indian land. White man not make treaty with pipe. White man make signs on paper, signs Indian not know. Indian put mark on paper to show him friend of white man. Then white man take land."' Chapter 6, p. 31

"'Not kneel down,' Attean repeated fiercely. 'Not be slave. Better die."' Chapter 9, p. 43

"One time many moose and beaver. Plenty for all Indians and for white man too. But white man not hunt...

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