Daughters of the Corn perform in Derby Line

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by Joseph Gresser

NEWPORT — Las Hijas del Maíz, The Daughters of the Corn, a Nicaraguan dance troupe, swept through Orleans County as part of an eight-week tour of the U.S.   The visit was meant to promote awareness of their country’s cultural traditions and help raise money for projects in Managua, Nicaragua’s capital city, and in La Paz, a nearby community. The seven-member dance company performed at the First Universalist Parish in Derby Line Sunday morning and afternoon and spent Monday and Tuesday working with students and performing at North Country Union High School.

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