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Ira Hayes (Ballad of Ira Hayes)
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Johnny Half-Breed
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Radioactive Eskimo
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The Crimson Parson
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If I Could Not Be an Indian

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To the uninitiated, he seems like little more than a footnote in the biography of Bob Dylan and the recordings of Johnny Cash, but during the early and mid-'60s, Peter La Farge occupied a special niche in contemporary folk music as the first politically aware Native American to attract serious attention. He was dead before the age of 34, but La Farge managed to make a vital and unique contribution to the early-'60s folk revival. Peter La Farge was descended from the Nargaset I... Read more

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