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FEATURE: Puyuma musicians inspired by ancestors

RITE OF PASSAGE:The Puyuma continued to hold their traditional festivals during the Japanese colonial era and never lost their ear for tones and singing, an elder said

By Sherry Hsiao  /  Staff writer, with CNA

Like the Nanwang Sisters, Sangpuy thanked his ancestors when he received his award and said he would continue to share Aboriginal music.

He hopes that people in Taiwan will respect and appreciate each other regardless of where they come from, Sangpuy said.

The Beinan community has also given rise to Isao, who was paralyzed from the neck down and used a wooden stick held in his mouth to produce electronic music on a computer.

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