I shall let this choice from 2011 stand by itself and speak for itself in the new Song of the Day Revisited series ...
Red Indians, as they were called in insulting innocence, formed a part of every childhood of my generation. They were on our televisions several times a week and in the comics we bought. Always portrayed as primitive baddies up against the noble cowboy goodies.
All so much tosh.
Has any singer more powerfully illustrated the plight of what we later grew to know as Native Americans than Buffy Sainte-Marie? She was convincing in almost all she did, but this song stopped me in my tracks.