Red Hot Chili Peppers: American Ghost Dance Meaning
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American Ghost Dance Lyrics
Where the buffalo roam
And the death of a race is a game
Where seldom is heard
A peacable word
From the white trash
Who killed as they came
Though these words dig deep
They offer no relief
God save the queen
I am an...
anonymous Oct 1st, 2011 10:21am report
Well, I came here trying to see what other people put as a meaning for this song and after reading the lyrics, it's pretty obvious especially with the tattoo's that Anthony has on his arms of the famous indigenous American Chief's (Sitting Bull is one of them). The Ghost dance was performed to revive the spirits of the native peoples, the American Gov didn't like it, and wounded knee is basically a slaughter of the people when they were gathered together performing the Ghost dance.
There aren't very many people living with indigenous American peoples blood in them on the planet today because genocide almost wiped us out. I got 30% of it,but basically they pretty much wiped the people off the planet.
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