Musqueam: Henqeminem hip hop (VIDEO)

Hip hop artist mixes rap and Musqueam language

Musqueam hip-hop artist Christie Lee Charles, a.k.a. Miss Christie Lee, raps about life, culture and empowerment, often in the “Downriver dialect” of Henqeminem, which is an oral language, not traditionally written down and contains 22 consonant sounds not heard in English.

 

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