Recorded Event: The story of how outsiders came
Type: Narrative: Contemporary Events
Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Balam variety
Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin
Date: Location: Balam Duration: 7:05
Description: History of local people’s contact with outsiders, focusing especially on the Japanese during WWII
Note: notebook: r2.11-14
Note: TP translation exists for this text
- Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
- Wilson Marai · Primary, (M : c 75) Balam ~ fluent Arapesh speaker. Born after WWI. Learned TP after WWII, at But Mission. Went to govt. school and Brandi High School. Trained as a teacher. Worked for 25 years as a teacher the Administration government.
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- How Outsiders Came (Balam)