Sioux Indians, The [Laws B11]

DESCRIPTION: A train of white settlers is bound for Oregon. While on their way they are attacked by a band of Sioux. Outnumbered, the whites are nonetheless victorious and finish their journey
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910
KEYWORDS: Indians(Am.) battle settler
FOUND IN: US(Ap,Ro,So) Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (11 citations):
Laws B11, "The Sioux Indians"
Randolph 195, The Indian Fighters" (1 text, 1 tune)
McNeil-SFB1, pp. 148-149, "The Indian Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Moore-Southwest 134, "Sioux Indians" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hubbard, #156, "Sioux Indians" (1 text, 1 tune)
Burt, pp. 142-143, "(The Sioux Indians)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Scott-BoA, pp. 179-181, "Sioux Indians" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fife-Cowboy/West 43, "Sioux Indians" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Peacock, pp. 155-156, "The Indian Lament" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 487-488, "Sioux Indians" (1 text)
DT 379, SIOUXIND*

Roud #3235
RECORDINGS:
Alex Moore, "The Sioux Indians" (LC -------, 1940)
Eugene Jemison, "Crossing the Plains" (on Jem01)
New Lost City Ramblers, "The Sioux Indians" (on NLCR14)
Pete Seeger, "Sioux Indians" (on PeteSeeger07, PeteSeeger07a, AmHist1)
Marc Williams, "Sioux Indians" (Brunswick 240, 1928) (Decca 5011, 1934; on BackSaddle)

NOTES: Despite the title, the Jemison recording is not the same as the song we've called "Crossing the Plains," but is a version of "Sioux Indians," with the Kaw being substituted for the Sioux. - PJS
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File: LB11

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