Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Making a market in Moresby

Type: Narrative: Contemporary Events

Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety

Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin

Date: 1998-02-22 Location: Wautogik Duration: 3:50

Description: Speaker relates how she set up a market stand outside her daughter's home in the PNG capital, Port Moresby, to help the family make ends meet.


  1. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
  2. Dorote Rahiria · Primary, (F : c 55) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, grade 6 education


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tape 05 (B)


  1. Making a Market in Moresby