Sell a country! Why not sell the air, the clouds and the great sea, as well as the earth? Did not the Great Spirit make them all for the use of his children?

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Original Citation

Tecumseh. Speech to General William Henry Harrison. 14 Aug. 1810. Council at Vincennes, Indiana Territory, USA. Speech.

Current Citation

Tecumseh. Quoted in A History of the Indians of the United States. Written by Angie Debo. University of Oklahoma Press, 2013.