Nyango Melissa wrote, "This one usually wore us out! The teacher stands in the ring, while the kids make a ring round her holding hands and running around as she leads the singing..."

There's Fire on the Mountain - Cameroonian Children's Songs - Cameroon - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Nyango Melissa Nambangi of the Minnesota African Women's Association for contributing this song and for telling us all about the musical traditions of kids in Cameroon.

Image: St John's Night Fire Painting by Astrup Jonsokbal, 1912.

Thanks so much!