Recorded Events

Recorded Event: Genealogy of Waut

Type: Narrative: Traditional

Primary Speech Variety: Tok Pisin

Secondary Speech Varieties: Tok Pisin

Date: 1998-05-04 Location: Wautogik Duration: 32:00

Description: Account of the genealogical history of the Wautogik village clans

Note: authoritative, if incomplete, telling of historically significant village relationships

Note: Broken up to work with in Elan

Note: notebook: g.57-66 and r2.18-21


  1. Clemen Hayin · Primary, (M : c 73) Wautogik ~ went to the Boikin Catholic school in Tok Pisin, no literacy, traditional leader of Wautogik village's first clan (Abahinem)
  2. Lise Dobrin · Researcher, (F : 32) ~ American linguist, born Chicago 1966. Graduate student (linguistics, University of Chicago).
  3. Harry Sakagu · Secondary, (M : c 40) Wautogik ~ some Arapesh with some effort


Cassette cover scan (click to enlarge)

tape 06 (B)


  1. Genealogy of Waut - Part 1
  2. Genealogy of Waut - Part 2