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Peter La Farge (1931-1965) was an American Indian singer/songwriter.


"Long before Hollywood dramatized the plight of Native Americans, Peter La Farge was writing about his peoples' experiences, from songs about Tecumseh and the Trail of Tears to a rhyme about the atom bomb: 'Take back the megaton / Give us back our lances / We will make our own wars / And we will dance our dances.'"

—Smithsonian Folkways


The Ballad of Ira Hayes
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Indian Drums


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