Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Mayo

Type: Explanation/Procedure

Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety

Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin

Date: 1998-09-18 Location: Wautogik Duration: no audio

Description: Explanation of the phenomenon of sorcery.

Note: dictated. No audio exists for this text

Note: notebook p.100


  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


  1. NA_Mayo