Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Cutting a new garden at Urubonem

Type: Narrative: Contemporary Events

Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Wautogik variety

Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin

Date: 1998-09-24 Location: Wautogik Duration: 2:20

Description: How a small group of people carried out the first steps in cutting a new food garden

Note: notebook: p.111-112

Note: Related events are in text p.112-113

Note: Relates events that the speaker had just participated in


  1. Scola Suonin · Primary, (F : 50) Wautogik ~ fluent Arapesh speaker, educated to grade 1
  2. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).


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tape 02 (B)


  1. Cutting a New Garden at Urubonem