Sons of Earth

10.09.2021, Brasil, Lilian Fraiji, Music, Anthropology, Politics, Social studies, Climate change, Colonialism, Exploitation, Extractivism, More-than-humans, Taking turns with Earth, Wisdom Keepers

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Sons of Earth

Fidelis Baniwa and Rose Baré live in Santa Isabel do Rio Negro, Amazon State Region and together they form the music band YWI RAYARA (Sons of Earth).

Sasemu (scream)


Mirá-wasu kirimbawa usasemu – eeeeee
A grade árvore grita forte – eeeee
The big tree scream loud – eeeeee

Kirimbawa usasemu – eeeee
Grita forte – eeee
Scream loud – eeeeee

Mira kapura ita pepaka pemaã suu ita tayawawa taiku tata sui
Gentes da mata, acordem e vejam que os animais estão fugindo do fogo
People of the forest, wake up and see that the animals are running away from the fire

Sacu retana uwiara ti yariku ii yaurã
Hoje o dia está muito quente e não temos agua para beber
Today the day is very hot and we don’t have water to drink

Pituna usika yandarã, ti yariku uka yayumimirã
A noite já chegou para nós, não temos casa para se esconder
The nigth has arrived for us, we have no home to hide.

Angelin piranga umuatiri Yande – eeeee
Angelin vermelho nos juntou – eeee
Angelin tree brought us together –eeee

Umuatiri yande – eeee
Nos juntou – eeeee
Brought us together –eeee

Pesendu ae, yasu irumu, yamaramuñarã yaneserewara rupi
Escutem ele, vamos com ele, brigar por aquilo que é nosso
Listen to him, let’s go with him to fight for what belongs to us

Muiri ara yamukaturu yane garape ita, pira ita, wuira ita
Todos os dias cuidamos dos nossos igarapés, peixes e pássaros
Every day we take care of our river streams, fishes and birds

Yawe kuri yamañã. Yasu Yane pee rupi
Assim vamos fazer. Seguir nosso caminho
Like that we will do. Following our paths

Peñegari, pepurasi, pemaramuña! Angelin wasu umuatiri yande – eeee
Cantem, dancem, lutem! O grande Angelin nos juntou – eeee
Sing, dance and fight! The great Angelin tree brought us together

Umuatiri yande – eeee
Nos juntou – eeee
Brought us together – eeee

Ywi Rayra

https://voicesoftheforest.net

Sussurros da floresta

Whisperings of the forest

Rainforest Soil Recording: Growling soil animals

Amazon Rainforest Soil Sounds

A voz da floresta / The voice of the forest

Listening to the forest voices

To be immersed

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