Chief Dan George

Chief Dan George, as Old Lodge Skins in Little Big Man, goes up to the mountain to die:

“Come out and fight
It is a good day to die
Thank you for making me a human being
Thank you for helping me to become a warrior
Thank you for my victories
And for my defeats
Thank you for my vision
And the blindness in which I saw further
You make all things and direct them in their ways, oh Grandfather
And now, you have decided that human beings will soon walk a road that leads nowhere
I am going to die now, unless death wants to fight
And I ask you for the last time to grant me my old power
To make things happen.”

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One Response to Chief Dan George

  1. Walter August 12, 2010 at 11:12 pm #

    So good.
    See this and this too.

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