The River — an Inuit Throat Song

frozen tundra pool

"Even the rivers feel the short urgency of the Arctic Summer - as they tumble over the tundra," says Steve Curwood, in PRI's Environmental News Magazine for November 30, 2012. He is describing the sound of the song, "The River" by Inuit Throat Singers Karen Panigoniak and Maria Illungiayok known as "Aryaut & Aniksak." The audio recording of this song by writer Mark Seth Lender can be found at You can also visit Living on Earth'sshow archive for the full text, photos, and audio of the show. (frozen tundra photo by Mark Seth Lender)



Here is video of another of this duo's songs:

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