This beautiful vocal arrangement is the Choir of Sameba Trinity Church in Tbilisi, Georgia. Their group name is Basiani. The song/chanting is a Christmas carol – Alilo of The dawn (Tsiskris Alilo) by Vakhtang Kakhidze.
I had read the stories but it was a very moving experience visiting Tom Hendrix’s 30 year journey of building an incredible stone memorial honouring his great great Grandmother, Te-lah-nay. A young Yuchi teenager who was forced to walk to Oklahoma during the Trail of Tears. Having grown up by the Singing River in Alabama, the sound drew her back. So after escaping she spent 5 years walking back to her land. Each stone on the memorial wall represents one step of her journey. Also, the shape, height, and width of the wall changes to represent the various obstacles she encountered.