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The sound of indigenous communities in Uganda

A fascinating sound from Africa today courtesy of Colin Hunter, who travelled to Uganda and recorded the sounds of a local Batwa family performing a traditional tribal song and dance.

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‘This was reimagined by Millie Wissar, who writes:

“We are currently facing a time when governments around the world understate the importance of indigenous communities, disrespect their ownership of land and threaten their legacy.

This piece is inspired by these communities and aims to highlight the degree to which music can empower indigenous peoples worldwide and help preserve their memory, traditions and languages.”

Memory version: