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Aug 4, Aug 7: The Drum: heartbeat of Mother Earth, or rhythm of a stereotype?

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It's the beat of a people. But, do we really need to hear it every time there's a story about Native people? And, just what is Native music? Most music award events have a specific category for "Aboriginal", but how do you define it? We'll sample the range, talk with some of the prominent creators and discover the heartbeat of Aboriginal rhythms. Our question: Does it have a good beat, and can you Sundance to it?
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