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4 of the tribes known as [[Apatu?]], [[?]], and Otomi. But I will restrict my remarks to our own tribes, for obvious reasons. Our Indians act under precisely the same impulses and are guided by identically the same basis of reasoning as would white men under like circumstances. They are fierce, warlike and bloodthirsty so long as war is the only avenue by which their young men are to gain prominence and distinction, but they are by no means slow to perceive when their best interests demand the cultivation of peaceful relations with former Enemies, be they white or red. He is not to be denied that, whenever tribes, which have for generations been on the war-path, have made peace either of their own seeking or under compulsion, some of the restless and dissatisfied spirits have resumed hostilities, dragging after them [[end page]]
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