Songs of Haida Gwaii- Legacy For The New Millennium

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This beautiful cedar box collection  contains the two box cd sets -Songs Of Haida Gwaii- 8CD set Archival Anthology & 5CD set - Contemporary Anthology- Haida Gwaii Singers.

Haida Gwaii the islands of the People , is he home of the Haida Nation. The strength and beauty of these islands have sustained and witnessed the development of a culture rich in artistic and musical traditions for more than ten thousand years. The last Fifty years has been a period of renaissance in Haida musical and dance traditions. A foundation of less that 30 elders who were "Holders of Songs" in 1969 supported new singers, so today almost every Haida child knows Haida songs. However, the vast majority of the songs are seldom brought out of our treasure box of knowledge. Now for the first time, this rich and inspiring music is available to the public-2009