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The old men are all killed .... The little children are freezing to death. My people, some of them, have run away to the hills and have no blankets, no food; no one knows where they are, perhaps freezing to death. I want to have time to look for my children and see how many of them I can find. Maybe I shall find them among the dead. Hear me, my chiefs, I am tired; my heart is sick and sad. 45 Yet his people, decimated, torn apart, scattered to the winds, did not die. Those who survived clung to life with the same tenacity they had shown when fighting the white invader.
They also depended upon the 'waddy', the cowpuncher, the 'Vaqueros' (what easterners called cowboys), who, for months at a time, drove the longhorns and later the white-faced cattle northwards. His escutcheon was his hat, his shirt, his pants, his spurs, and his pistols. His toughness, his chivalry, his nomadic existence, and his seemingly carefree frontier life obtained for him a permanent place as the supreme American folk hero. Through the mediums of film and television, he became as well known in Tokyo as in Kansas City.
Indian land was invaded, the game killed, forts built. It did not matter whether the tribes were utilizing the land as efficiently as the white man or not, or how moderately prosperous their agricultural economies had become: nothing mattered except getting the Indian out of the way. Black Elk, an Oglala Sioux leader, recounted the invasion of Sioux lands between 1863 and 1890 thus: ... everyone was saying that the Wasichus [white men] were coming and that they were going to take our country and rub us all out and that we should all have to die fighting ....