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Sanguma was a Papua New Guinean musical ensemble active from 1977 to 1985. They combined music from the cultural tradition of Papua New Guinea with Western instruments and were one of the first Papua New Guinean music groups to perform internationally. Sanguma formed at the National Arts School in 1977 and performed in their homeland at the South Pacific Festival of Arts in 1980. Sanguma were nurtured very closely in their early days by the Australian musician Ric Halstead, who was a lecturer at the National Arts School in Port Moresby from whence Sanguma originated.

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Google previewPsychological Anthropology (1975)

by Thomas R. Williams

' Sanguma is a Melanesian Pidgin term translatable as 'witchcraft' and refers especially to the supernatural form of murder ...

Google previewSubstantial Justice (2009)

An Anthropology of Village Courts in Papua New Guinea by Michael Bruce Goddard

Sanguma is a term which was absorbed into Tokpisin from a language of the Sepik district. Originally it referred to a specific form of sorcery but it has become a generalised term for any of the activities which people might imagine 'sorcery' to ...

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