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The British settlers believed in preaching their message to the Native American, but they did not believe in mixing or living among them. When the Moravian’s did live with the Native tribes, theEnglish settlers placed them in the same category as the Indians, the category of someone who is not to be trusted. “In addition, the Moravians sought to prevent the sale of liquor to the Indians and the liquor trade was important to the English. Because of the death threats from the English colonists, the Moravians abandoned their mission at Shemomeko in 1745.” ("The Moravian Missions to the Indians | Native American Netroots", 2019)The Moravian’s offered the Native Americans respect, as they treated them as equals. Their respect of the Native Americans earned them
“An agreement with Chief Shikellamy and the Moravians would establish a blacksmith’s shop in Shamokin to service the guns of the Indians. This agreement also quite clearly delineated the sphere of the Moravians’ activity at the confluence. They were, for example, allowed to fence in Shikellamy’s garden but not permitted to plant anything other than the Three Sisters (corn, squash and beans) and potatoes for fear that any other European plantings (of fruit trees or bushes) might smack too much of a “Plantage”, a European plantation.”("Moravians and Native Americans at the Confluence", 2019)By offering to establish a blacksmith shop to service the guns of the Indians and following the conditions of Chief Shikellamy this showed the tribe they were offering them a life of peaceful existence between the two groups. Something the Native Americans did not get with English Settlers.ReferencesMoravians and Native Americans at the Confluence. (2019). Retrieved from-at-the-confluence/The Moravian Missions to the Indians | Native American Netroots. (2019). Retrieved from

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