Indian Lament

Indian Lament Native Americana


Stock #: 108612
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Lollesgard Specialty Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Wife he die, I so sad. My o hoss Done gone bad. Buy ol Ford No good too Ride and push No can do. White man banker No can trust. Take it monies Bank go bust. Republican, Stock market hogs, Run it country To the dogs. Democrat, He big money man, Big money man Republican. No more money man By damn I done vote For Uncle Sam. Old Hosteen Yazzie was one of the last Navajo Indians to surrender to the Army Scout, Kit Carson, and the U.S. Soldiers. He has been a familiar figure throughout the Southwest. His "Lament" gives an idea how difficult it is for him to understand "White Man's Ways". He is past 110 years of age.
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