Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Dogur as the mother village

Type: Explanation/Procedure

Primary Speech Variety: Mountain Arapesh: Dogur variety

Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin

Date: 1998-10-03 Location: Dogur Duration: 6:10

Description: Discussion of how in precolonial times Dogur was the mother village of the Cemaun road (set of intervillage alliances)

Note: notebook: g.34-35

Note: TP translation exists for this text


  1. Patrick Sunam · Secondary, (M : c 30) Wautogik ~ Born to Dogur, adopted into family of his waken Pita Kwainger, Wautogik (see Wautogik census Book I, pp.15-16). Educated to grade 6.
  2. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
  3. Christopher Nɨbekop · Primary, (M : c 55) Dogur ~


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  1. Dogur is the Mother Village