5. They exist in orders, divine in origin, which keep them in one nation, and divide them from the outer world by barriers never to be passed excepting through adoption by the tribe.
6. The land, and everything on the land, belong to the Great Spirit, and to the tribe as his children, and the titles vest in the big chief as trustee of the Great Spirit and his tribe.
No private member of the tribe has any power to hold and own the land, and what is on the land.
7. An injury to any member of the nation is regarded by the Red
man an injury to all, so that this wrong must be atoned before the tribe can rest — a blood atonement being required of the offending tribe.
All these ideas, strange to White
men, hardly known in London
and New York, have been adopted by the Saints, not only by Brigham Young
and Daniel Wells
, illiterate presidents of the Church
, but by their learned bishops, compeers, and defenders, Delegate George Q. Cannon
, and Professor Orson Pratt
In the camp of Red Cloud
, a chief of the Teton Sioux
, you hear the same talk of divine help, and