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Video footage: AGADIR, MOROCCO, FEBRUARY 27, 2014. Three performers dancing and playing the traditional Moroccan Gnawa music in the harbour area of Agadir, in Morocco, on February 27th, 2014.
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Definition of the noun GNAWA

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noun

  1. Any member of an ethnic group and Sufi religious order in Morocco.

Explanation

The Gnawa people originated from North and West Africa; to be precise the ancient Ghana Empire of Ouagadougou.

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Google previewMigrating 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 ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World (2003)

by Don Rubin (Series Editor)

The gnawa is a drumming/chanting dance of African origin, while the ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism (2016)

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).

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Sacred Music (2016)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance (2016)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory (2004)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of the Kiniassa Language (1877)

by John Rebman

Gnawa (v.p.) of ku gua, lit. to be fallen, to creep (only used ...

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Small photo of MARRAKESH, MOROCCO - OCTOBER 22: Unidentified Moroccan Gnawa musician playing gimbri in Marrakech, Morocco on October 22th, 2011, Marrakesh, MoroccoSmall photo of Essaouira,Morocco-May 10:Moroccan musicians playing for tourists on the streets of Essaouira on May 10,2011.Essaouira is famous for its music festival Gnawa.Small photo of MERZOUGA, MOROCCO - OCTOBER 10, 2016: Portrait of unidentified man from Gnawa tribe or Bambaras, who originate from Subsaharian tribes and who nowadays are more known for their spiritual Gnawa musicSmall photo of MERZOUGA, MOROCCO - OCTOBER 10, 2016: Portrait of unidentified man from Gnawa tribe or Bambaras, who originate from Subsaharian tribes and who nowadays are more known for their spiritual Gnawa musicSmall photo of MERZOUGA, MOROCCO - OCTOBER 10, 2016: Portrait of unidentified man from Gnawa tribe or Bambaras, who originate from Subsaharian tribes and who nowadays are more known for their spiritual Gnawa musicSmall photo of MERZOUGA, MOROCCO - OCTOBER 10, 2016: Portrait of unidentified man from Gnawa tribe or Bambaras, who originate from Subsaharian tribes and who nowadays are more known for their spiritual Gnawa musicSmall photo of KHAMLIA, MOROCCO - MARCH 21, 2012: Portrait of a young gnawa in the desert village More...

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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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