Anna Ridgebear and John Killsontop
Cheyenne Songs for Children
Dave Graber recorded these songs while teaching at Busby School for use in the music classroom in 1977.
1. "Morning Song"
Traditionally sung at sunrise when men returned from war or hunting. It originally may have been a scalp dance song. Sung by Anna Ridgebear
Ene'esevoonao'o "Morning is happening"
Venamato'eotse "Get up"
Nesemesama "come eat"
2. Variant of song #1, sung by John Killsontop
3. "49" song by John Killsontop: If you wait for me/ after the dance is over/ I will take you home/ in my jitney car. (with vocals as used in 49 songs.)
4. "49" song: Oh yes I love you honey/ I don't care if you're married I still love you/ I'll get you yet.
5. Northern Cheyenne Flag Song:
Hovahehasestse (My Friends)
Nestoheonane (our flag)
Nestoanehe (our land)
Nemehotanone (we love them both) --Sung by John Killsontop