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The Indian advocate. ([Sacred Heart, Okla.]) 1???-1910, August 01, 1909, Image 6

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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
wa. These, like the Basawunena, lived with the Northern
Arapaho, but are now practically extinct.
The two main divisions, Northern and Southern, are sub
divided into several local bands, as follows: (a; Forks of
the River Men, b Bad pipes, and c) Greasy Faces, a
mong the Northern Arapaho; d Waquithi, bad faces, (e
Aqathinena, pleasant men, (f Gawunena, Blackfeet, said
to be of Siksika admixture; g Haqihana, wolves, h
Sasabaithi, looking up, or looking around, i. e., watchers.
Consult Mooney, Ghost Dance Religion, in the 14th Rep.
B. A. E., ii, 1896; Clark, Ind. Sign Language, 1885; Hay
den, Ethnog. and Philol. Mo. Val., 1862; Kroeber, The A
rayaho, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist, xvm, 1900; Dorsey and
Kroeber, Traditions of the Arapaho, Field Columb. Mus.
Pubs., Anthrop. scr., v. 1903; Dorsey, Arapaho Sun Dance,
ibid., iv, 1903.
J. M.
Unbelief and Citizenship.
The unbeliever is a bad citizen in principle; for the unbelie
ver says:
"I do not believe in God;
"I do not believe in heaven or hell;
"I do not believe I have an immortal soul;
'I do not believe in a life beyond the grave;
"I do not believe I am responsible to a Supreme Being of
my deeds."
Now, put such a man and we have enough of them put
such a man in a State, a city, in your own neighborhood. What
guarantee have you for his good conduct? You say to him,
"Here is the civil law and there is the police. The civil law
says you must neither kill, nor steal, nor commit adultery,
nor bear false witness."
Unbeliever: "But suppose I do not choose to observe all
this?"

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