Navajo Nation Steelpan, and Aboriginal Reggae

It seems that Trinidad’s steelpan has “gone native” in the Navajo Nation in the U.S. (Yes, the “steelpan” is a Trinidadian invention, reportedly the only new musical instrument to have been invented in the 20th century.) Navajo Nation youth, organized into a steelpan orchestra, played at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in […]

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