Real assignment 1 - Greg Sullivan Music 271 September 16th...

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Greg Sullivan Music 271 September 16 th 2008 1. See Map 2. The Ewe of Ghana live in Southeast Ghana but can also be found in Southern Togo and Benin. 3. The Ewe tribe has been living in their present location since the tribe began. 4. The men and women of Ghana survive economically by farming, holding livestock and fishing. Most of their nourishment comes from the land and their own livestock that they keep. Also, men and women both engage in creating crafts that are sold or traded to help the Ghanaian’s earn money. 5. The most important situation that Ghanaian’s use their drumming for would be funeral celebrations. Unlike western culture, funerals are seen as celebrations in Ghana. They believe that a funeral should be used to honor the person that died, so the livelier the funeral is reflects onto the life of the person they are celebrating for. Music also is found in Church as well as other religious events that take place in the community. During worship and is played throughout mass
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2009 for the course PS - taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Saint Michael's College - Colchester, Vermont.

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