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History Explorer Podcast: Discovering Slack Key Guitar History

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 12 Minutes
Date Posted: 5/10/2013

What do British cattle and Mexican cowboys have to do with the history of Hawaiian folk music? A lot, as it turns out. Slack Key guitar master Reverend Dennis Kamakahi explains in this episode of the History Explorer podcast series. The episode features songs Rev. Kamakahi played during a ceremony in which he donated one of his guitars to the museum. The resource includes a teacher guide, student worksheet, and related resources. 


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