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Songs Help Cubans Trace Roots to Sierra Leone

The Ganga-Longoba of Perico, Cuba, have sung the same chants for decades – passing the traditions on from generation to generation.Until now, the singers had little knowledge of their ancestral roots – or how the songs arrived in their community.Yet thanks to the work of University of Sydney historian Dr Emma Christopher, Cuba’s Ganga have been able to trace...