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    Kenneth M. Bilby Jamaican Maroon collection, Catalog Record Only

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, and accompanying materials that document the music and dance of Jamaican Maroons, particularly the Kromanti Dance ritual complex. The sound recordings include examples of various "pleasure" (yanga) and "business" (nyaba) styles of dance and music such as Jawbone, Sa Leone, Mandinga, Tambu, Prapa, and Ibo. Videorecordings made in 1991 as fieldwork documentation for the Smithsonian ...

    • Date: 1977