Indigenous Voices Within the Majority-Minority Discourse in Sri Lanka

  • Lasanthi Manaranjanie Kalinga Dona University of Kelaniya, Faculty of Humanities; University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts
Keywords: Vedda people, Sri Lanka, minority music, sustainability, ethnomusicology

Abstract

The presence of Sri Lanka's indigenous Vedda minority is subject to continuous shrinking due to imposed views of modernity, including political decisions, sociocultural circumstances, technological and other issues. Could the collaborative work on strengthening communal and individual self-perceptions and attitudes towards heritage and identity issues benefit the endangered community?

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Published
2019-12-13
How to Cite
Kalinga DonaL. M. (2019). Indigenous Voices Within the Majority-Minority Discourse in Sri Lanka. Musicological Annual, 55(2), 201-224. https://doi.org/10.4312/mz.55.2.201-224