Various Artists | Gho-Bah Gombaa: First Light of Dawn

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Gho-Bah Gombaa: First Light of Dawn

by Various Artists

A collection of heartfelt songs on resilience from Indigenous artists in Canada's Northwest Territories."Gho-Bah or Gombaa" means Hope or first light of dawn in our languages.
Genre: World: Aboriginal
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1. We Love This Land
Lawrence Nayally
3:43 $0.99
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2. Etsula
Paul Andrew
3:09 $0.99
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3. Somewhere Along the Way
Catherine Lafferty
4:15 $0.99
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4. Take Back What's Mine
Stephen Kakfwi
4:12 $0.99
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5. Give What Our Hearts Can't Take
Leela Gilday
4:18 $0.99
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6. I Wanna Go Home
Paul Andrew
2:35 $0.99
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7. Rising Sun
Catherine Lafferty
3:55 $0.99
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8. Spirit of the Dene
Paul Andrew
3:18 $0.99
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9. Love the Light
Stephen Kakfwi
3:39 $0.99
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10. Handgame Medley: Handgame Song 1 / Handgame Song 2 / Handgame Song 3
Paul Andrew & Lawrence Nayally
2:59 $0.99
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11. Caribou / Wolf Song
Lawrence Nayally
4:08 $0.99
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12. Rise
Leela Gilday, Lawrence Nayally, Paul Andrew, Catherine Lafferty & Stephen Kakfwi
3:58 $0.99
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Album Notes
Gho-Bah/Gombaa was a project originally borne out of the resilience of the northern Dene in the face of years of colonization, residential school, and legislated cultural genocide. Gho-Bah/Gombaa is the musical story of that resilience, love, anger, sorrow, and joy that resides in us all. These songs were written and performed collectively in 2017 as a group of artists- Indigenous people and allies together in the NWT. After the shows were over we knew we had to bring the music to the people, and so you are listening now. Gho-Bah/Gombaa is not only the story of loss. It is the story of our powerful connection to the land, our deep and abiding love of our families and friends, and the triumph of the human spirit. Mahsi Cho to all the artists involved in the original production, and all of our funders for that project and this one- Canada Council for the Arts, and NWT Arts Council.
Leela Gilday
(867) 444-8431
manager@leelagilday.com

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