We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
When my young men began the killing, my heart was hurt.
When I think of our condition, my heart is heavy. I see men of my own race treated as outlaws and driven from country to country, or shot down like animals.
I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more.
I labored hard to avoid trouble and bloodshed.
The Indian race are waiting and praying.
Lawyer acted without authority from our band. He had no right to sell the Wallowa country.
Some of you think an Indian is like a wild animal. This is a great mistake.