Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert. (2014). OttoGwadoAyoker_songWriting, 2014 [sound]. University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/192.
The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. In early 1996, the Shilluk Language Council was divided among itself over the chair, while the literacy team and the Bible Translation team were very active. I was not happy with what the elders were doing. So, I made this song and sang it first in June 1996, at the closing ceremony of 1 & 2 Samuel Workshop in Omdurman. Then I sang it to the leaders at the Unity High School in Khartoum. The song was encouraging because it challenged everybody to contribute to the work being done by the people mentioned in the song.
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