Recorded Event: Arəmagou cekayeyau
Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety
Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin
Date: c. 1999-03-07 Location: Wautogik and Charlottesville Duration: 4:30
Description: Dictated description of traditional first menstruation ceremony; transcript later read and recorded.
Note: notebook: r2.34-35
Note: 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.
- First Menses