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Ohio Genocide
by Paul A Drouillard

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
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One of the greatest campaigns against humanity occurred right here in Ohio in the United States of America.



Ohio Genocide


They want our land

And they want us gone

That’s all there is to know


This is what

An Indian said,

Yes many tears ago


A genocide

That’s still denied;

Now Ohio is theirs no more


The Ottawa, Seneca,

Shawnee and Pawnee

Are lost from our history’s lore


But their names are found

On cities and towns;

As if we have no shame


Their images lampooned

And faces cartooned

On cigar boxes and logos for games


So cry for Logan and Tecumseh,

Little Turtle, Blue Jacket,

And other Chiefs


They fought valiantly

Protecting their country

They died in defense of their beliefs.








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Reviewed by Beryl McMullen 7/1/2010
Sadly the Indian was treated badly by white man's greed
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/23/2010
But their names are found
On cities and towns;
As if we have no shame

Our shame is not only in Ohio, it's sadly nationwide.

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