Gina Ferrera Plays, Teaches Gyil at Swat

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

Students gathered on Parrish Beach to hear Gina Ferrera play Gyil. Photos by Jeff Lott.
Ferrera solicited interest for lessons to be given at Swarthmore.
Between songs Ferrera explained how Gyil lyrics are used to pass on cultural knowledge, like fables.
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