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The Cheyenne Indians: Their History and Lifeways

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Published on Jun 18, 2011

The first A Capella WikiRiffs song! =D

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chey...

I figured I'd never be able to write anything that sounded Native American in origin, and doing that would probably be kinda disrespectful, so I decided to make this song different to anything else I've written so far. I wrote it to be like renaissance choral music but without a set time signature, so it's more free-form.

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Lyrics:
During day my pen is scratching
catching details, missing nothing
night falls and the flames are burning
embers to the sky returning

I am investigating the historic
feels euphoric, they have
No reservations in every sense
My work condensed
in oh-eight into one volume,
which told the same story
non-fictional, glorious
freed from all pretense

Last of a nomadic people gathered on the plains
From all their ancestors, they alone remain
I have taken time to learn their history and life ways
Learned of times where none were spared and none were saved

Here am I, a so-called American man
spending time here among the Cheyenne

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