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PBS NewsHour | Mojave Tribal Leader Hubert McCord Sings | PBS

Duration: 02:07
Program: PBS NewsHour #10354
Broadcast Date: Jun. 20, 2012

Eighty-five-year-old Hubert McCord is one of only four tribal elders who is fluent in the Mojave language. He is also one of the tribe's last "bird singers." For the past year and a half, he has been working with poet Natalie Diaz to record Mojave stories and songs. Here is a video of McCord singing as he took several of the tribe's teenagers on a trip through the canyons of the Colorado River.

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Post Date: June 20, 2012