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Definition of the noun GNAWA
What does GNAWA mean as a name of something?
- Any member of an ethnic group and Sufi religious order in Morocco.
The Gnawa people originated from North and West Africa; to be precise the ancient Ghana Empire of Ouagadougou.
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Migrating Music (2011)
by Jason Toynbee, Byron Dueck
Gnawa is a type of ritualistic music brought to Morocco and other parts of North Africa by West African slaves from the16th century onwards and aims toheal patients through trance and interaction withthespirits. The tranceis induced by ...
by Don Rubin (Series Editor)
The gnawa is a drumming/chanting dance of African origin, while the ...
by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope
with the Splendid Master Gnawa Musicians of Morocco (1994) The Splendid Master Gnawa Musicians of Morocco (Verve). Weston, R. and the Gnawa Master Musicians of Morocco (2000) Spirit! The Power of Music (Gitanes).
Encyclopedia of Africa (2010)
by Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates
The Gnawa of Morocco, for example, play the guimbri, a lute with a skin-covered body, sliding leather tuning rings, and at...
Indeed, there are many parallels between the Gnawa and African American music: The responsory singing and the ...
by Joseph P. Swain
Traveling Spirit Masters: Moroccan Gnawa Trance and Music in the Global Marketplace. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2007. Levin, Theodore C., and Valentina Sūzūkei. Where Rivers and Mountains ...
by Mary Ellen Snodgrass
bélé chain dance choro clogging contradance corroboree cotton-eye Joe cueca czardas dabke danzón delilo dilan fado flamenco gavotte gnawa hakka highland fling hopak hora hornpipe horo huayño jarabe tapatío jenkka jig joget joropo ...
Second Edition by Eric Delson, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, Alison S. Brooks
Thefront teeth are then used to gnawa holeinthe deadwood, exposing the larval tunnels. Thethin middle finger, equippedwith a claw, is used to spear larvae inside the tunnels and withdraw them. Because certain very early primates possessed ...
by John Rebman
Gnawa (v.p.) of ku gua, lit. to be fallen, to creep (only used ...
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Scrabble value of G2N1A1W4A1
The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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