Jilson Setters's Indian Song

DESCRIPTION: "In an early day folks crossed the sea To explore the Indians' land." The Indians befriend the Whites; "Little did the Indian think They would spoil his hunting ground." "The white man done the Indian wrong"; they go to war -- but lose for lack of guns
AUTHOR: James W. Day ("Jilson Setters")
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Thomas)
KEYWORDS: Indians(Am.) hunting exploration war technology
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thomas-Makin', pp. 186-187, (no title) (1 text)
cf. "Logan's Lament" (theme) and references there
NOTES [24 words]: Although this doesn't seem to be very anthropoligically correct, it is quite sympathetic to the Indians -- rather surprising for the time. - RBW
File: ThBa186

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