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Youtube videos
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2010-02-03T17:35:49.000Z
Video Title:
The National Cherokee Youth Choir performs "Orphan Child"
Description:
For more videos, information, and music from American Indian culture, please visit: http://www.folkways.si.edu/explore_folkways/video_american_indian.aspx "Orphan Child" is a song of unknown origins but is believed to have been created on the Trail of Tears in the 1830s, when the Cherokee people were forcibly removed to the American West. The National Cherokee Youth Choir, formed in 2000, is based in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and is composed of around 40 youth in grade five to eight from across the Cherokee Nation. A higher resolution version of this video can be viewed at: http://www.folkways.si.edu/video/american_indian.aspx The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright/). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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14,127
Video Duration:
2 min 28 sec
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Cultural property  Search this
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Education  Search this
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