From "tribes" to "regions". Ethnicity and musical identity in western Uganda

Linda Cimardi
2015 Perifèria: Revista de Recerca i Formació en Antropologia  
This article looks at how the paradigm of ethnicity in Uganda has conception and perception of cultural identity, and specifically of music identity. According to the 2002 Census, Uganda within its territory. For most of these, the language spoken locally and the complex of musics and dances characterize their identity. T fostered by the Government also by promoting each area presents, among other items, its own music and dance repertoires. structure of the present school festival
more » ... tival sedimentations (identifying "regions"), but it classification of peoples Uganda, the intermingling of the paradigm of ethnicity with the ones of music representativeness and identity repertoires chosen for representativeness in the national context on the ambiguity of the ethnic of expression of minorities.
doi:10.5565/rev/periferia.478 fatcat:myztgtynfzejbbp3zv6amwdmrm