Where today are the Pequot? Where are the Narragansett, the Mohican, the Pokanoket, and many other once powerful tribes of our people? They have vanished before the avarice and oppression of the white man, as snow before the summer sun.

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Original Citation

Tecumseh. 1799. Tribal councils with White Men. Urbana, Ohio, USA.

Current Citation

Tecumseh. Quoted in Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West, written by Dee Brown. Picador, 2007, ch. 1.