• I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

    George Catlin (1841). “The Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North-American Indians, by Geo. Catlin: With Four Hundred Illustrations, Etched and Outlined, from His Original Paintings Now Exhibiting in His Indian Museum, Egyptian Hall, London”, p.156