Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Maria statue singsing

Type: Song

Primary Speech Variety: Tok Pisin

Secondary Speech Varieties: English

Date: 1998-07-26, 1998-08-04 Location: Wautogik Duration: 13:26

Description: Performance of the Womendep and another singsing that was part of a festival to honor the holy mother Maria

Note: recording comprises two separate events

Note: the dances were modified to suit the church occasion. I think they were originally sung in a foreign language.

Note: with commentary by researcher


  1. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).


Cassette cover scan (click to enlarge)

tape 15 (A)


  1. MariaStatueSingsing