Rap video gives new life to Loreto’s Kukama language
9th Aug 2013 | Categories: Livelihoods and Culture
The people of Nauta, Loreto don´t want their native language, Kukama-Kukamiria, to disappear. So to that end the NGO, Create Your Voice, teamed up with a local radio station, Ucamara, to record a song with hip hop and traditional rhythms sung by children to save the language from the brink of extinction, El Comercio reported.
The song, “Kumbarikira” tells the story of a vulture that nobody wants and all reject. This becomes a metaphor of the reality of village life that many have ignored for many years, and which deserves further attention and recognition.
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