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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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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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Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy)

Bruce Elliott Johansen, Barbara Alice Mann - History - 2000 - 366 pages
...you mean to do us good by your Proposal, and we thank you heartily." However, continued Canassatego, Several of our Young People were formerly brought...Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer, or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly, therefore were neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,...
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Spirit Wars: Native North American Religions in the Age of Nation Building

Ronald Niezen - History - 2000 - 274 pages
...it amiss if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. V'e have had some experience of it. Several of our young people were formerly brought up at the College of Northern Provinces. They were instructed m all your sciences. But when they came back to...
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The Creation of the Future: The Role of the American University

Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes - Education - 2001 - 265 pages
...had some experience with it. Several of our young people were formerly brought up at your colleges; they were instructed in all your sciences; but, when...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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American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions

Jack Utter - History - 2001 - 494 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 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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Racism: A Global Reader

Thomas Reilly - Social Science - 2003 - 400 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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Building a New System: Colonial America, 1607-1763

Center for Gifted Education - Science - 2002 - 363 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...Woods, unable to bear either Cold or Hunger, knew From Center for Gifted Education, Building a New System: Colonial America 1607-1763. Copyright 2003...
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Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture

Carolyn Merchant - Nature - 2004 - 308 pages
...William and Mary in Virginia, the Indians politely considered the matter before refusing. Franklin noted, "Several of our young people were formerly brought...hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly, and were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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Language Rights and the Law in the United States: Finding Our Voices

Sandra Del Valle - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 357 pages
...at education. One Indian speaking in 1744 on behalf of six Native American nations in 1744 stated: Northern Provinces; they were instructed in all your...unable to bear either Cold or Hunger; knew neither to build a Cain, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither...
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The Cultural Nature of Human Development

Barbara Rogoff - Psychology - 2003 - 448 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...sciences; but when they came back to us ... [they were] ignorant of every means of living in the woods . . . neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors;...
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