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Kitag

Kitag is the indigenous Aguaruna name for a traditional stringed instrument of the Amazon. Somewhat similar to a violin, the kitag has two strings and is played with a bow made of plant fiber.

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Kitag Resources

Here are links to online resources about the kitag:
 Music of the Awajśn and Wampis Amazonia
 Los Aguaruna y sus Instrumentos musicales

Here are links to our webpages about the Aguaruna tribe and language:
 Aguaruna language
 South American legends
 Native languages of Peru
 Amazon Indians
 Jivaro languages

Books about the Aguarunas

Here are a few good books about the Aguaruna tribe:
 Upriver: The Turbulent Life and Times of an Amazonian People
 The Jivaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls
 Missionary to the Aguaruna Indians



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