It takes a strong effort on the part of each American Indian not to become Europeanized. The strength for this effort can only come from the traditional ways, the traditional values that our elders retain.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail.
Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education… no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.
At times, some journalists see nothing in the people apart from an opportunity to make material gain. They see them as consumers to whom we sell commodities at huge profits that keep our bank accounts growing.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
In any insurgency there will be people who are irreconcilable and who pose a clear and present threat to the U.S. and our allies.
We will not leave this place until our comrades are free. We are the power here. We are the power.
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.