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" We have had some experience of it: several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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American Indian Sports Heritage

Joseph B. Oxendine - Sports & Recreation - 1995 - 334 pages
...the same with yours. We have had some experience with it. Several of our young people were formally brought up at the colleges of the Northern provinces; they were instructed in all your science; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in...
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American Indian Quotations

Howard Langer - History - 1996 - 260 pages
...North America, 3d ed., by Samuel G. Drake, Perkins and Hillard, Gray & Co., 1834.) 12. We have had some experience of it. Several of our young People...brought up at the Colleges of the Northern Provinces, where they were instructed in all your Sciences; but, when they came back they were bad Runners, ignorant...
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American Indian Quotations

Howard Langer - History - 1996 - 260 pages
...North America, 3d ed., by Samuel G. Drake, Perkins and Hillard, Gray & Co., 1834.) 12. We have had some experience of it. Several of our young People...brought up at the Colleges of the Northern Provinces, where they were instructed in all your Sciences; but, when they came back they were bad Runners, ignorant...
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Chemawa Indian Boarding School: The First One Hundred Years, 1880 to 1980

Sonciray Bonnell - Education - 1997 - 162 pages
...it amiss, if our ideals of this kind of Education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some Experience of it; Several of our young people...Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer, or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,...
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Kekionga!: The Worst Defeat in the History of the U.S. Army

Wilbur Edel - History - 1997 - 148 pages
...take it amiss if our Ideas of this kind of Education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some Experience of it; Several of our young People...Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer, or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 361 pages
...it amiss, if our Ideas of this Kind of Education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some Experience of it: Several of our Young People...Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer, or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,...
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Studying Native America: Problems and Prospects

Social Science Research Council (U. S.) American Indian Studies advisor - Education - 1998 - 443 pages
...declined a 1744 invitation from the Virginia government to send six young men to William and Mary: "Several of our young people were formerly brought up at the Colleges . . . ; but, when they came back to us, they were bad Runners, ignorant of every means of living in...
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Spirit & Reason: The Vine Deloria, Jr., Reader

Vine Deloria - Social Science - 1999 - 384 pages
...Education happen not to be the same as yours. We have had some Experience of it. Several of our voung People were formerly brought up at the Colleges of...Runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods . . . neither fit for Hunters, Warriors, nor Counselors, they were totally good for nothing.3 It is...
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Native American Higher Education in the United States

Cary Michael Carney - Education - 1999 - 193 pages
...take it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of Education happen not to be the same as yours. We have had some experience of it. Several of our young People...brought up at the Colleges of the Northern Provinces, where they were instructed in all your Sciences; but, when they came back they were bad Runners, ignorant...
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Words of Power: Voices from Indian America

Norbert S. Hill, Jr. - History - 1999 - 56 pages
...it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of education happens not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it. Several of our young people were formerly brought up in the Colleges of the Northern Provinces,- they were instructed in all your sciences,- but, when they...
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