The Indians

(1921)

"The Indians" is the 14th song in Ives's song collection 114 Songs.

The Indians
by Charles James Sprague


Alas! for them their day is o'er,
No more, no more for them the wild deer bounds,
The plough is on their hunting grounds;
The pale man's axe rings through their woods,
The pale man's sail skims o'er their floods;
Beyond the mountains of the west
Their children go to die.


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