Words & Music:

Traditional Camp




Eye-yi-yi-icky, eye-ki-ay-va.

Eye-yi-yi-icky, eye-ki-ay-va.

A-woo, a-woonie-geetchie.





For each verse, the group is sitting in a circle and performing the hand motions in a steady four-beat as they sing.  The motions vary with each verse.



         BEAT 1:  Slap thighs

         BEAT 2:  Clap hands

         BEAT 3:  Slap Thighs

         BEAT 4:  Clap hands



         BEATS 1 & 2:  Slap own thighs

         BEATS 3 & 4:  Slap thighs of neighbor to the right.  (Alternate slapping the thighs of the person on

the right and the person on the left.)


VERSE 3:     Right arm straight out at the shoulder.

         BEAT 1:  Touch right wrist with left hand.

         BEAT 2:  Touch top of right elbow.

         BEAT 3:  Touch right shoulder.

         BEAT 4:  Cross right arm over left one.

         Repeat and alternate with the left arm.

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