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Something to do until the cows come home

April 6, 2020

“Kulning is an ancient herding call that Swedish women have practiced for hundreds of years.

The herds grazed during the daytime, wandering far from the cottages, and thus needed to be called in each night. Women developed kulning to amplify the power of their voices across the mountainous landscape, resulting in an eerie cry loud enough to lure livestock from their grazing grounds.”

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