Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection

Akuma - The tortoise

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:12

  • Cultures

    Karamojong

  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0006165 (copy of C105/28 C16)

  • Recording date

    1967-08-30

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Ken Gourlay collection

  • Recording locations

    Lolet village, north-east of Lotome, Moroto, Uganda

  • Recordist

    Gourlay, Ken

  • Description

    by invitation of the woman from Lolet. Women's songs sung by women of the village (the men not being allowed to participate). Woman's emblem song: Akuma - The tortoise (includes 'comic' quacking (?) noises from the woman from Lolet); Akiwar: Aioye-ioye.

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Akuma - The tortoise

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