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Charles Eastman
 
Date of birth: 19 February 1858
Date of death: 08 January 1939
Country Of Origin: America
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Among us all men were created sons of God and stood erect, as conscious of their divinity.

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At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy, she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training.

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Before this calamity came upon us, you could not find anywhere a happier home than that created by the Indian woman.

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But to have a friend, and to be true under any and all trials, is the mark of a man!

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Every act of his life is, in a very real sense, a religious act.

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First, the Indian does not speak of these deep matters so long as he believes in them, and when he has ceased to believe he speaks inaccurately and slightingly.

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Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.

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He sees no need for setting apart one day in seven as a holy day, since to him all days are God's.

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I have attempted to paint the religious life of the typical American Indian as it was before he knew the white man.

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In all the war ceremonies and in medicine a special pipe is used, but at home or on the hunt the warrior employs his own.

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In every religion there is an element of the supernatural, varying with the influence of pure reason over its devotees.

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In our Creation myth or story of the First Man, the vapor-bath was the magic used by The-one-who-was-First-Created, to give life to the dead bones of his younger brother, who had been slain by the monsters of the deep.

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In the life of the Indian there was only one inevitable duty, - the duty of prayer - the daily recognition of the Unseen and Eternal.

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In this society the uses of all curative roots and herbs known to us were taught exhaustively and practiced mainly by the old, the younger members being in training to fill the places of those who passed away.

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Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.

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