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Cher: Half-Breed Meaning

Tagged: Racism [suggest]

Song Released: 1973


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[Verse 1]
My father married a pure Cherokee
My mother's people were ashamed of me
The Indians said I was white by law
The white man always called me "Indian Squaw"

[Chorus]
Half-breed, that's all I ever heard
Half-breed, how I learned to...

  1.  

    anonymous
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    Mar 30th, 3:59pm report


    On broadway the story is that her mom was blond and light and kids made fun of Cher because she was darker than her mom.
    Her dad was Armenian and her mom American so they called her a half-breed.



  2.  

    anonymous
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    Oct 10th, 2018 10:46pm report


    I just thought it was a song of the era and I guess I thought it was just telling a story of how weird we can be with diversity in our families and communities...clothing would be nice if more authentic...




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