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Episode: Spirit Song 1999 ONE "Amah-Ka-Tura" and "Kumbengo"

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Total Episode Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:57:59

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"Amah-Ka-Tura" and "Kumbengo"

"Amah-Ka-Tura" (People of the Land) -- Ohlone, Rumsen, Ritocsi Dancers
Patrick Orozco brings myths and legends of his culture alive and sings songs from the Ohlone tradition. The dancers wear regalia and play instruments they have made themselves based on authentic descriptions and using traditional materials. Patrick led his band of dancers and singers in this ancient ceremony.

"Kumbengo" is a group organized by Gabriel Harris, Joan Baez's son. Kumbengo is a word from the Mandinka language that refers to the tonal center of a piece of music. This eclectic group of musicians and dancers features African musicians from Guinea, Congo, and Senegal and performs traditional and contemporary West African music.

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Date Episode Uploaded: Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 00:13

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