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Lowland Tribes of Ecuador

Various Artists
Lowland Tribes of Ecuador

"The coastal region of Ecuador extends along the western Pacific warm lowlands and is characterized by inlets, lagoons, mangrove and palm-lined beaches delineated by fast winding rivers that flow from the high Andes mountains. The Ecuadorian Montana, in the east, consist of a vast expanse of primary forest that descends rapidly towards the great alluvial plain that forms the Amazonia basin and its tributaries..."

David Blair Stiffler

"La region costera de Ecuador se extiende a lo largo de las llanuras templadas del Pacífico, caracterizada por sus ensenadas, lagunas, manglares y playas llenas de palmeras, y delineada por ríos que fluyen desde los altos Andes. La montana ecuatoriana, hacia el oriente, está formada por grandes extensiones de bosque primario que desciende rápidamente hacia las inmensas llanuras aluviales que forman la Amazonía..."

David Blair Stiffler


Track Listing

101
Narrative Song Waorani singers 3:15
102
Marimba Instrumental Colorado man in his forties 1:28
103
Marimba Instrumental Colorado man in his forties 1:35
104
Marimba Instrumental Colorado man in his forties 2:10
105
Leaf Bundle Healing Technique Colorado shaman 3:43
106
Festive Song Cayapa singer 1:42
107
Harmonica "Song of Ourselves" Cayapa harmonica player 1:18
108
Harmonica "Caramba" Cayapa harmonica player 1:03
109
"Hadina" Spirit Calling Cayapa shaman 2:28
110
Cerro Colorado Cayapa shaman 1:41
111
Healing Segment Cayapa shaman 1:44
112
Leaf Bundle on Baby Cayapa shaman 1:40
201
Spirit Intrusion Removal Kofan shaman 7:10
202
Wire Bow Instrumental Sioni musicians Hernando and Luis 3:57
203
Wire Bow (Hernando & Luis) Sioni musicians Hernando and Luis 2:47
204
Spirit Manifestation (Wire Bow, Boots, Seed Pod Necklace) Hernando, Luis, ayahuasca ritual participants 1:20
205
Yage Ceremony (Opening Oration) Participants Commenting on Visions Sioni shaman, ayahuasca ritual participants 3:47
206
Festive (Chicha?) Song: Women Singing Female Secoya singers 4:11
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Festive Song Female Secoya singers 1:28

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