Snewíyalh tl’a Staḵw (Teachings of the Water)

In certain First Nations communities, women serve as water protectors. In the choral music composition Snewíyalh tl’a Staḵw; local knowledge keepers share water teachings related to the natural world, birth, ceremony, song, and identity. Métis composer T. Patrick Carrabré discusses the score in such a way that its text and rhythms can be adapted depending on where the work might take place in other parts of Canada, to reflect local traditions and practices.

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