I want to greet in our Cheyenne language those who've journeyed on before me because I know that Cheyenne is the only language they know, the only language they ever needed to know.
No one, not even the Indian scouts, had ever even seen a Sioux / Cheyenne encampment of more than 600-800 warriors.
The generations that succeed us will be unable to articulate those same feelings in Cheyenne , since English is now their first language.
The Indian language is also authentic Cheyenne throughout, and real Cheyenne were used as much as possible for the Indian roles.
According to Cheyenne tradition, Owl-Man, leader of the fearsome Wolf Soldiers, even received instructions on war dances and strategy from dozens of wolves that rescued him during a snowstorm.
Those of us who speak the Cheyenne language are quite possibly the last generation able to joke in our own language.
For the Sioux and for the Cheyenne , the sacred land is Paha Sapa, known in American culture as the Black Hills, and their major contemporary struggle is to regain it.
Thick smoke across the Missouri River, Grinnell assumed, meant Lakotas and Cheyennes knew of the army's presence.
In 1868-1869, military campaigns forced Cheyennes , Kiowas, and Comanches onto new reservations in the Indian Territory.
A respected art dealer is busted for selling a Cheyenne war bonnet.