Show: Along the Blackstone

Episode: Along the Blackstone - Cape Verdean Voices.mpg

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Episode Description:

Where do you go if there is not enough land? Where do you go if the land you do have suffers from endless droughts? The answer was the same for many cultures around the world, you went to AMERICA – the land of opportunity. While opportunities may be many in America, the risks were high too. The challenging landscape of the drought plagued the Cape Verde Islands forcing many of the men to become sailors and renowned whalers. This created a culture of strong women and rich musical traditions that all cultures can relate to. So join us as Along the Blackstone’s Episode #28 explores the Cape Verde culture of the Blackstone Valley and their wonderful musical traditions.

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 07:04

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