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Bahamas: Culture Change

Categories: Caribbean, Bahamas, Arts & Culture, Digital Activism, Food, History, Ideas, Indigenous, Music, Politics

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel [1] delves into the history of Stilton cheese to make a point about culture: “I’m going to argue…that culture does not just happen. Culture changes — like what is happening I write to the indigenous Junkanoo beat (which is being swallowed up by a hip-hop rhythm that is being played by too many drummers who have no real grounding or training in authentic Bahamian rhythms…)”