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
KEYWORDS: Indians(Am.) battle settler
FOUND IN: US(Ap,Ro,So) Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (12 citations):
Laws B11, "The Sioux Indians"
Randolph 195, The Indian Fighters" (1 text, 1 tune)
McNeil-SouthernFolkBalladsVol1, pp. 148-149, "The Indian Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Burton/Manning-EastTennesseeStateCollectionVol1, pp. 14-15, "The Indian Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Moore/Moore-BalladsAndFolkSongsOfTheSouthwest 134, "Sioux Indians" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hubbard-BalladsAndSongsFromUtah, #156, "Sioux Indians" (1 text, 1 tune)
Burt-AmericanMurderBallads, pp. 142-143, "(The Sioux Indians)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Scott-TheBalladOfAmerica, pp. 179-181, "Sioux Indians" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fife/Fife-CowboyAndWesternSongs 43, "Sioux Indians" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Peacock, pp. 155-156, "The Indian Lament" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AmericanFolkSongsARegionalEncyclopedia2, pp. 487-488, "Sioux Indians" (1 text)

Roud #3235
Eugene Jemison, "Crossing the Plains" (on Jem01)
Alex Moore, "The Sioux Indians" (LC -------, 1940)
New Lost City Ramblers, "The Sioux Indians" (on NLCR14)
Cyril O'Brien, "Killing the Deer and the Wild Buffalo" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
Pete Seeger, "Sioux Indians" (on PeteSeeger07, PeteSeeger07a, AmHist1)
Marc Williams, "Sioux Indians" (Brunswick 240, 1928) (Decca 5011, 1934; on BackSaddle)

NOTES [32 words]: 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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