Stringing back to folklore for the future

From one curious teacher’s hand to another, a few skin cuts from Segaba and Setinkane strings elicit some improvised squealing in a classroom at Tlokweng Education Centre.

And the drill is rhythmic: thumb a key on the instrument, listen for playback, thumb another key, smile with a shake of the head and pass it on.

In between the speeches, the dance and song, the teachers sneak in commentary among themselves about these wooden things and their familiar sounds.

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