Prairie Public Shorts

Hamzat Amoussa Koriko: African Drummer

04/17/2020 | 5m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Hamzat Amoussa Koriko is a traditional African drummer, who emigrated from his home country of Togo to Grand Forks. He now teaches at the University of North Dakota, but he is also busy passing on his drumming traditions to an apprentice, who emigrated to Grand Forks from Cameroon. Together, Hamzat and his apprentice make inspiring music.

Aired: 04/17/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Prairie Public Shorts is a local public television program presented by Prairie Public.

This is done through the North Dakota Council on the Arts’ Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.