Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee – Buffy Sainte-Marie


Published on Oct 9, 2014 by Sugarburn Dregs

“Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee,” by Buffy Sainte-Marie, from the 1992 album “Coincidence and Likely Stories.”

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BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE

INDIAN LEGISLATION’S ON THE DESK OF A DO-RIGHT CONGRESSMAN
NOW, HE DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THE ISSUE
SO HE PICKS UP THE PHONE
AND HE ASKS ADVICE OF THE SENATOR OUT IN INDIAN COUNTRY
A DARLING OF THE ENERGY COMPANIES
WHO ARE RIPPING OFF WHAT’S LEFT OF THE RESERVATIONS. HUH.

I LEARNED A SAFETY RULE
I DON’T KNOW WHO TO THANK
DON’T STAND BETWEEN THE RESERVATION
AND THE CORPORATE BANK
THEY’LL SEND IN FEDERAL TANKS
IT ISN’T NICE BUT IT’S REALITY

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
DEEP IN THE EARTH
COVER ME WITH PRETTY LIES
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE

HUH. THEY GOT THESE ENERGY COMPANIES
WHO WANT THE LAND
AND THEY’VE GOT CHURCHES BY THE DOZENS
WANT TO GUIDE OUR HAND
AND SIGN OUR MOTHER EARTH OVER TO
POLLUTION, WAR AND GREED
(GET RICH…GET RICH QUICK.)

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
DEEP IN THE EARTH
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
COVER ME WITH PRETTY LIES
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)

HUH. WE GET THE FEDERAL MARSHALLS
WE GET THE COVERT SPIES
WE GET THE LIARS BY THE FIRE
WE GET THE FBIS
THEY LIE IN COURT AND GET NAILED
AND STILL PELTIER GOES OFF TO JAIL
(THE BULLETS DON‘T MATCH THE GUN.)

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(AN EIGHTH OF THE RESERVATION)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(TRANSFERRED IN SECRET)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(THE MURDER AND INTIMIDATION)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE

HUH. MY GIRLFRIEND ANNIE MAE
TALKED ABOUT URANIUM
HER HEAD WAS FILLED WITH BULLETS
AND HER BODY DUMPED
THE FBI CUT OFF HER HANDS
AND TOLD US SHE DIED OF EXPOSURE

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
DEEP IN THE EARTH
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
COVER ME WITH PRETTY LIES
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)

WE HAD THE GOLDRUSH WARS
AW, DIDN’T WE LEARN TO CRAWL
AND NOW OUR HISTORY GETS WRITTEN
IN A LIAR’S SCRAWL
THEY TELL YA, “HEY HONEY, YOU CAN STILL BE AN INDIAN
D-D-DOWN AT THE Y ON SATURDAY NIGHTS.”

OH, BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
DEEP IN THE EARTH
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
COVER ME WITH PRETTY LIES
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
DEEP IN THE EARTH
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
COVER ME WITH PRETTY LIES
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
(BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE)

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE
BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE

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