Jesse Bowman Bruchac singing at the drum, Dane Obomsawin by his side (1995)
(Credit: Margaret Bruchac at Odanak, PQ )


On the Language Schools blog, musician Joe Bruchac wrote about the role of music in transmitting linguistic and cultural knowledge. Learning and writing songs helped his son, Jesse Bowman Bruchac, develop fluency in the Abenaki language and eventually become the director of the School of Abenaki. 

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Source: The Middlebury Campus

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