Recorded Event: Nugur
Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety
Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin
Date: 1999-03-07, 2007-02 Location: Wautogik and Charlottesville Duration: 2:54
Description: How the jaw bone of a deceased man is used in magic
Note: notebook: r2.31
Note: speech event: Dictated description of a traditional means for making magic
Note: Text dictated by the primary speaker. Transcript read aloud by Andrew Moutu, Charlottesville, VA, February 2007
- Arnold Watiem · Primary, (M : 62) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, educated to grade 3
- Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
- Andrew Moutu · Reader, (M : c 40) Wautogik ~ born in Rabaul, studied at UPNG, worked at the PNG National Museum, PhD in Anthropology from Cambridge. Speaks Arapesh well, but not fully fluent.