Teri Williams

Teri Williams

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Folk Songs as Communication, Resistance, Lament, and Entertainment Among Women in Northeastern Afghanistan

By Wolayat Tabasum Niroo In the northeastern provinces of Afghanistan, talented women sing folk songs to entertain each other in female-only gatherings on happy occasions. The songs are accompanied by a diara or daff, a colorful frame drum made of…