Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Kinship vocabulary

Type: Elicitation

Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety

Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin

Date: 1998-02-28 Location: Wautogik Duration: 45 minutes

Description: Forms elicited to learn the organization of the kinship system

Note: notebook: p.45-48

Note: notebook: p.48-49


  1. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
  2. Dorote Rahiria · Secondary, (F : c 55) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, grade 6 education
  3. Matthew Rahiria · Primary, (M : c 60) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, 2 years teacher's college, worked teaching school and as a headmaster before falling sick and retiring early


Cassette cover scan (click to enlarge)

tape 16 (A and B)


  1. p.48-49
  2. p.45-48