Indian Lament

Indian Lament Native Americana

Stock #: 138881
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: J. R. Willis
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 ? Age 110 yrs. 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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