Songs for Survival: Songs & Chants From Tribal Peoples Around the World

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9780756794040: Songs for Survival: Songs & Chants From Tribal Peoples Around the World

Songs have an important place in all our lives. Gathered here form the traditions of many different tribal peoples are dozens of songs, both joyful & solemn, which reveal a spirit of celebration & a reverence for the world that are universal. There are songs for special occasions -- a harvest song from the Quechua of South America, a singing game from the Khon Thai of Asia, & a naming song from the Tewa of North America And there are songs that honor the Earth & express worry about its fragility -- the Yoruba of Africa sing, ''Enjoy the earth gently, for if the earth is spoiled, it cannot be repaired.'' The beautiful rhythms & language of these songs make them perfect for reading aloud, but they can also be enjoyed in moments of quiet reflection.

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Nikki Siegen-Smith
Published by Diane Pub Co (1995)
ISBN 10: 0756794048 ISBN 13: 9780756794040
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Diane Pub Co, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 756794048

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