Dinka songs from South Sudan

Marco Piol Part 1

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Cultures

    Malual (Rek cluster)

  • Shelf mark

    C1580/130

  • Recording date

    2010-02-02

  • Is part of (Collection)

    A Collection of Dinka Songs

  • Recording locations

    Khartoum, Sudan

  • Performers

    Marco Piol (performer, male)

  • Recordist

    Elizabeth Achol Ajuet Deng

  • Description

    This song speaks of the difficulties in life that Dinka people face: when they were in the bush (during the war). They ate green plants like animals. He also praises the Dinka people for their patience. Information about performer: time away from Dinka territory: 20 years, age 36, both parents from the Malual area; Ageer cluster; grew up in Marial Baai.

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