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“& the skins of the Lamunites [Native Americans] were dark according to the mark which was set upon their Fathers which was a curse upon them because of their transgressions & their rebellion against their Brethren which Consisted of Nephi & Jacob & Joseph & Sam which were just & holy men”

Joseph Smith, Jr., Book of Mormon – Original and Printer’s Manuscripts (Palmyra, NY., circa 1829).