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W'odo - Welcome Song
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produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins

This collection presents the two main genres of Afro-Dutch Guyanese music—Kawina-winti and Kaseko-Opo Poku. Sung in Taki-Taki (a native Creole dialect consisting of English, Dutch, Portuguese, and African languages) this album offers a glimpse into Surinamese life and the music that accompanies it.

produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
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Dabuyabarugu: Inside the Temple - Sacred Music of the Garifuna of Belize
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produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins

The Garifuna are descendants of escaped slaves who intermarried with native Carib and Arawak Indians. This album is a collection of music recorded during a dugu, a two week ceremonial feast that attempts to placate the gods. Requiring a year of preparation, and an ample supply of rum, the music heard on this al...

produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins
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Drums of Defiance: Maroon Music from the Earliest Free Black Communities of Jamaica
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 12 mins
Featuring complex, West African influenced drumming and dancing, this little-known rural tradition is at the heart of modern, politically charged reggae music. The conviction heard here reveals a long history of struggle. During the 17th and 18th centuries, some of the Africans brought to Jamaica as slaves escap...
produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 12 mins
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written by Dale A. Olsen, 1941-; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 21 page(s)
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written by Dale A. Olsen, 1941-; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 15 page(s)
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written by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 11 page(s)
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written by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 12 page(s)
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Maxo
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written by Dale A. Olsen, 1941-; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 6 page(s)
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Yekuana
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written by Dale A. Olsen, 1941-; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 7 page(s)
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Warao
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written by Dale A. Olsen, 1941-; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 11 page(s)
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