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Sticks and Stones

Injuns!
Redskins!
Names they called us
They called our woman Squaw
Names they called us

Paleface!
White eyes!
Long knives!
Names we called them

We didn't insult their women
Geronimo,
Red Cloud
Sitting Bull
Names we were proud of
Names we will always remember
Names

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