What do you do if you want to say something, but just can’t put it into words? What if you couldn’t even write it down because you came from a culture with no written language? Taiwan’s aborigines have long used music to communicate, and in today’s Ear to the Ground, I bring you a secret language made by a bamboo instrument.
- 20 June, 2020
- Andrew Ryan
A woman plays an indigenous Taiwanese jaw harp. (Photo by 謝迺岳)