Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Sasim

Type: Narrative: Traditional

Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety

Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin

Date: 1998-09-09 Location: Wautogik Duration: 4:00

Description: traditional story

Note: notebook: p.99

Note: recorded reading of text dictated in the field


  1. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
  2. 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.
  3. Joe Guaigu · Primary, (M : 64) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, worked as grade 1 teacher before retiring


  1. Sasim