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Now I don’t presume to know what they taught you about the history of the settlement of the West, but it wasn’t one sided deification of the Indians. There were a lot of young aggressive Indian raid parties that raided settlers farms and homes, killed innocent people, and took some women hostage. IT HAPPENED. Now it is also true that there were depredations on the other side as well. Often times in retaliation, massacres did occur on the US government side and innocent Indian men and women were also killed. But it is hardly a one sided matter.
-On The Searchers