Smithsonian Folkways FW-04326-CCD Music of the Indians of Panama- The Cuna- Tule and Chocoe- Embera Tribes

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Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution the national museum of the United States. They are dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation preservation and dissemination of sound. Folkways Records believe that musical and cultural diversity contributes to the vitality and quality of life throughout the world. Through the dissemination of audio recordings and educational materials Folkways Records seek to strengthen people s engagement with their own cultural heritage and to enhance their awareness and appreciation of the cultural heritage of others. Our mission is the legacy of Moses Asch who founded Folkways Records in 1948 to document ''people s music '' spoken word instruction and sounds from around the world. The Smithsonian acquired Folkways from the Asch estate in 1987 and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings has continued the Folkways commitment to cultural diversity education increased understanding and lively engagement with the world of sound. The Cuna or Tule who call themselves the ‘Golden People live principally in the Archipelago of San Blas and the mouth of the Bayano and Chucunaque rivers in Panama. Although the Cuna are technically ‘Panamanian citizens they have achieved one of the most positive arrangements of any indigenous people in the world today by having almost complete sovereignty over their own lands and affairs. The Chocoe live in the Darien province of Panama and in the Department of Chocó in Colombia. They are basically a nomadic people but have established permanent residences in various locations... David Blair Stiffler. ''Los Cuna o Tule que se llaman a si mismos ‘Gente Dorada viven principalmente en el archipielago de San Blas y en la boca de los rios Bayano y Chuchunaque en Panama. Aunque tecnicamente ciudadanos panameños los Cuna han alcanzado uno de los arreglos mas positivos que cualquier tribu posee en el mundo teniendo casi completa soberania sobre sus tierras y sus asuntos. Los Chocoes viven en la provincia panameña de Darien y el departamento colombiano de Chocó. Son basicamente un pueblo nómada pero han establecido algunos sitios de residencia permanente...''. David Blair Stiffler. Para información sobre ordenar haga clic aqui..- SKU: SFR1196


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