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This is a popular “soft-shoe” dance form developed by the Zulu migrant workers, and performed as a competitive form in the cities. The title means “walking like a cat” and has various spelling (e.g. it is spelled isicathamaya by Loren Kruger, isicathameya by Peter Larlham and isicathamiya by Martin Orkin as well as Wikipedia - (The Zulu name means “walking like a cat”.) Adopted and adapted by the renowned musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo for their performances, as well as being utilized in a variety of other acts and plays. . [Loren Kruger] * Coplan??*

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