Dinka songs from South Sudan

Deng Jok Ajuoong Part 1

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Cultures

    Ageer (Padang cluster)

  • Shelf mark

    C1580/55

  • Recording date

    2010-03-05

  • Is part of (Collection)

    A Collection of Dinka Songs

  • Recording locations

    Maluth County, Upper Nile State

  • Performers

    Deng Jok Ajuoong (performer, male)

  • Recordist

    Elizabeth Achol Ajuet Deng

  • Description

    The singer praises his clan for being brave. The were like their grandfathers who were always in the (military) frontline. If your father is not respected, you will be like him. His clan has no need to worry, however, as they are well known. Information about performer: age 71, both parents from the Ageer area; grew up in Maluth County (Upper Nile State).

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