Matamuerte

Matamuerte

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Matamuerte is a traditional Garinagu dance. It is found in the Garifuna cultures in Central America, especially Honduras and Belize. The dance is performed with a background of rhythmic drums, common among Garinagu dances. Matamuerte is a humorous dance that conveys the image of people coming across a body on a beach and poking it to see if it is dead or alive.Matamuerte can roughly be translated from Spanish as "death kills."Today the Garifuna live primarily in Central America. They live along the Caribbean Coast in Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Honduras including the mainland, and on the island of Roat n. There are also diaspora communities of Garifuna in the United States, particularly in Los Angeles, Miami, New York and other major cities.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Patho Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136291827
  • 9786136291826