Lead canoes collide inside
Pocahontas came to me in a reverie
War paint and tobacco stains
Piss on the earth
A pile of dead men
A pile of dead dead men

Bear hides and buffalo
Mildew with fever
In a time of wintryness
Naked bronze trembling queen
Stolen from Egypt
Burried in England
Island of the blue dolphin

Lyrics submitted by diabolical, edited by Mellow_Harsher

Bear Hides and Buffalo song meanings
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    General Commentit sounds to me like this song is the story of a person's view of the demise of the American Indian race and their once beautiful land
    heKtaxkson December 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentJust absurd. Get lit and listen to this song.
    julian333on August 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI remember re-reading Island of the Blue Dolphins over and over as a child as it was one of my favorite books. And I love that CocoRosie tied that in with this song.
    catharinatwiceon March 03, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbear hides and buffalo.
    kimoon July 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit is bear not bare.
    adjfhgwgon August 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song creeps me out.
    analalaon April 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentisland of the blue dolphin is a book about indians or native americans or some other islanders (obviously)
    skinintoteaon April 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyaa wow this song is so damn creepy, but anyway yeah i agree with heKtaxks and skinintotea. it all fits together, island of the blue dolphin and the lyrics/mood of the song
    let uss be freeon June 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt reminds me of harry potter...
    hoursweekson July 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this song is about colonialism. How natives get killed and robbed by "more powerful countries" and how i end up seeing treasures of my country as a part of a bounty exhibition in the British Museum.
    tarumbaon December 07, 2007   Link

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