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Drinking, dance, and ritual songs from the Tswana-speaking Ngwaketse of Botswana

Various Artists
Tswana/Kgatla and Tlokwa people, Botswana. Ditlhaka pipe dance, Mmamashiya’s Bar, Mochudi Road, Gaborone, Botswana.
Tswana/Kgatla and Tlokwa people, Botswana. Ditlhaka pipe dance, Mmamashiya’s Bar, Mochudi Road, Gaborone, Botswana.
Photograph by Susan Yoffe, December 11, 1977. Courtesy of the National Museum, Gaborone and ILAM.

Track Listing

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He ga re a nnwa ke nKgana (We men have a big pot of beer) Rautana Dinake leading large group of Ngwaketse men 03:50
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Ditshene tsa Mmuputsoane (The baboons of Mmuputsoane) Rautana Dinake leading large group of Ngwaketse men and women 02:55
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Maomosa re kaeleng (You women who can't cook) Motsekhumo Tiro and group of elderly Ngwaketse men 02:50
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He mogoge goga o lere thokolo (Draw, draw us heavy drops of rain) Boyalenyana Simamma leading large group of Ngwaketse women 01:57
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Tshetlha di kae (Where are the tawny ones?) Group of Ngwaketse men 01:25
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He mmalo kgaka (We want the guinea fowl) Keilediwe Modise leading large group of Ngwaketse men 03:06
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Ca a nelwe kolobe (Give the pig to no-one) Group of young Ngwaketse schoolgirls 01:14