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date: 19 November 2019

Hindewhulocked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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Whistle of the Babenzele Pygmies of the Central African Republic and adjoining areas. It is made of pawpaw stem, about 7 to 8 cm long, and plays a single note. The hindewhu, which may be played by a woman, is blown in alternation with sung notes, for example to announce the result of a successful hunt....

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