“I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.”
– Red Cloud, Chief of the Oglala Lakota tribe.
“Chief Red Cloud: ‘We want peace and love.’” sources:
Portrait of Chief Red Cloud was taken by John K. Hillers in Washington D.C. circa 1880 / Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (https://collections.library.yale.edu/catalog/2010601) / Wikimedia Commons / Quote is from the New York Times, June 17th, 1870.