Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection
Women's emblem songs
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2CDR0006164 (copy of C105/28 C13)
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Ken Gourlay collection
Lolet village, north-east of Lotome, Moroto, Uganda
by invitation of the woman from Lolet. Women's songs sung by women of the village (the men not being allowed to participate). Cycle of women's emblem songs interspersed with akiwar: Akiwar: Aioye; Song of the Ngadruko (tree) Group: Toduk yee - Yes, they (birds) are building; Variation on song: Logilio toduk - The starling is building; Akiwar: Aioye; New song: Song of the Ngakomomua (Anthills) Generation Group: Akimuko a kejamu: That which is often covered with a hide; Aliwar: Ngae kewo - When (a new one) grows.