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They took the whole Cherokee Nation
Put us on this reservation
Took away our ways of life
The tomahawk and the bow and knife

Took away our native tongue
And taught their English to our young
And all the beads we made by hand
Are nowadays made in Japan

Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe
So proud to live, so proud to die

They took the whole Indian Nation
Locked us on this reservation
Though I wear a shirt and tie
I'm still part red man deep inside

Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe
So proud to live, so proud to die

But maybe someday when they've learned
Cherokee Nation will return
Will return, will return, will return
Will return



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    TRANSNEXANSJul 11, 2010 at 2:28 am
    Tomaron por asalto toda la nación Cherokee (traducción: Luis Nexans) y nos pusieron en esta reservación se llevaron nuestra forma de vida el hacha tomahawk y el cuchillo bowie se llevaron nuestro idioma nativo y enseñaron Inglés a nuestros jóvenes y todos los collares que hacíamos a mano Hoy en día se hacen en Japón Pueblo Cherokee¡ Tribu Cherokee¡ Muy orgullosos para vivir muy orgullosos para morir Tomaron por asalto toda la nación Cherokee y nos encerraron en esta reservación y aunque llevo puestas camisa y corbata todavía soy un piel roja dentro de mi Pueblo Cherokee¡ Tribu Cherokee¡ Muy orgullosos para vivir muy orgullosos para morir puede ser que un día cuando se den cuenta la nación Cherokee volverá Volverá Volverá Volverá
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    SmileyWitchFaerieJan 31, 2011 at 11:01 am
    There are 2 errors to the lyrics posted. I have the lyrics with the original album and even then if you look at his lips when he's singing you can see the errors . The errors are ... bowie knife ... be comes Bow and Knife! that's one. the second one is ... I'm still a red man deep inside... becomes I'm still part red man deep inside.

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