Plantation Song

Canción de la Finca

Object Details

Subject LanguageMáku
Language PID(s)ailla:119549
Title [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Title
TitlePlantation Song
Language Community
Country(ies)Brazil
Place CreatedUraricuéra River
Date Created1959
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionThe Makú numbered about 200 in 1826. Located in the upper Uraricuéra River (Territorio Federal de Roraima, Brazil). In 1959 there were only three speakers left (one man, 45, his sister, 50, and his younger sister, 35). They lived in the lower Uraricuéra River with the Makushi (Carib) in the village of Bu9uerao. By 1990 the last Makú speakers were all dead.
GenresSong
Chant
Source Note
References
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleMigliazza, Ernest (Researcher)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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