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Music of the Indians of Panama: The Cuna (Tule) and Chocoe (Embera) Tribes

Various Artists
Music of the Indians of Panama: The Cuna (Tule) and Chocoe (Embera) Tribes

"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 Darién 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 archipiélago de San Blas y en la boca de los ríos Bayano y Chuchunaque en Panamá. Aunque técnicamente ciudadanos panameños, los Cuna han alcanzado uno de los arreglos más positivos que cualquier tribu posee en el mundo, teniendo casi completa soberanía sobre sus tierras y sus asuntos. Los Chocoes viven en la provincia panameña de Darién y el departamento colombiano de Chocó. Son básicamente un pueblo nómada pero han establecido algunos sitios de residencia permanente..."

David Blair Stiffler


Track Listing

101
Camu Burwi - Flute Music Noka Kope Dance Group 9:56
102
Cuna Lullaby (for a Baby Boy) Christina Acosta 2:47
103
Cuna Lullaby Christina Acosta 2:35
104
Aquanusa - Healing Chant Wilfredo Morris 3:06
105
Camu Suid: Inna Suid - Incantation for Girls Puberty Rite Cuna Gandur chanter 3:25
201
Bastica - Flute and Drum Music, Rio Chico-Corazal Ligoria Ohlea, Choris Cerco, Denetio Apochito 1:56
202
Nomina - Flute and Drum Composition Ilgora Ollea, Choris Cerco, and Demitio Apochito 3:45
203
Aru Ruah Ana Donsoles 0:50
204
Spirit Invocation - Chocoe Shaman or Jaibana (with Leaves) Demitio Apochito 3:02
205
Untitled Demitio Apochito 1:50
206
Untitled Demitio Apochito 3:32
207
Chocoe Festival Music Hector Berrugate 7:27

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