Dances with Wolves, Chief Ten Bears

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Floyd Red Crow Westerman as Chief Ten Bears in Dances with Wolves
Film Dances with Wolves
Author Michael Blake
Role Chief Ten Bears
Actor Floyd Red Crow Westerman

The white men who wore this came around the time of my grandfather’s grandfather. Eventually we drove them out. Then the Mexicans came. But they do not come here any more. In my own time, the Texans. They have been like all the others. They take without asking. But I think you are right. I think they will keep coming. When I think of that, I look at this helmet. I don’t know if we are ready for these people. Our country is all that we have, and we will fight to keep it. … You are the only white man I have ever known. I have thought about you a lot. More than you think. And I understand your concern. But I think you are wrong. The white man the soldiers are looking for no longer exists. Now there is only a Sioux named Dances With Wolves.

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