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" Indeed, it is evident that once warfare has become habitual in a community, it will soon react upon the social values in that community. For instance, ' The motives which led the Cheyennes to go to war were ... a desire for glory, a wish to add to their... "
Cheyenne Indians - Page 7
by George Bird Grinnell - 1972 - 358 pages
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Touched by Fire: The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong ...

Louise Barnett - 2006 - 540 pages
...demonstration of courage was the result. As George Bird Grinnell described the reasons the Cheyenne made war, "the chief motive was the love of fighting, which...applause of their public was the highest reward they knew."22 White American warfare has always been enamored of statistics and of results: the killing...
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