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Inuit throat-singing demonstration

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Published on Feb 4, 2010

To learn more about throat singing of the Inuit people and other cultures, please visit: http://www.folkways.si.edu/explore_fo...

Inuit women of northern Canada developed a unique, guttural vocal style that involves short, sharp, rhythmic inhalations and exhalations of breath. Inuit sisters Karin and Kathy Kettler, of northern Quebec, Canada, explain the history of the vocal style and illustrate the technique.

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