I'm the North American Indian and I struggle to be free in the middle of your politics and doomsday industries.
There are some who understand me and many more that don't and everyday I meet some more who say they will but won't.
I'm the North American Indian and these wrinkles on my face have come from all the worries and the hardships of my race. You say that we are pampered and we don't deserve our rights but maybe someday you'll come around and finally see the light.
I'm the North American Indian and you see me everywhere from Whitehorse down to Tucson from Alberta to Lake St. Clair.
You point your fingers at Oka, Alcatraz and Wounded Knee and you try to say we're savages like you learned in history.
I'm the North American Indian and I've learned to take a stand against all the things that take away the beauty of this land I've watched you from a distance and now I see just what you want you want everything for nothing while we get nothing for what you've got.
I'm the North American Indian and I'm very proud to say that our circle is getting stronger each and every day as we search for ways to solve the problems that we face our struggle for survival is no longer such a race.
I'm the North American Indian and if you look into my eyes you'll see 500 years of struggle in the midst of genocide I try to share the things I know and learn all that I can because our circle has a place for each and every colour on this land.
I'm the North American Indian and I pray for harmony the Hollywood version of the wild, wild west has caused a lot of grief so remember when you see me that I'm not a savage like they say shake my hand in friendship and walk in sunshine everyday.