Inuit Song

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Uploaded on June 13, 2008 by explore.org

On the shores of Canada's Arctic Bay, two teenage Inuit girls sing a traditional melody. Their friend keeps the beat with a qilaut, a drum made of stretched caribou skin that was originally used to summon animist gods during ritual services. The qilaut is also called a "wind drum."

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