OLAC Record

Title:Body Painting - Little Fish
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: Text about the body painting of "Little Fish'". This painting imitates a group of little fish as they are seen in the river. The text was written by a Trumai teacher in 2001 for an educational material, and it explains how the body painting is made. There is also an illustration of this painting. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Texto sobre a pintura corporal de "Peixinhos". Esta pintura imita um grupo de peixinhos como eles são vistos no rio. O texto foi redigido por uma professora Trumai em 2001 para um material educacional e explica como a pintura é feita. Há também uma ilustração desta pintura.
The purpose of the project is to document Trumai, a genetically isolate language spoken in Brazil. The archive consists of a collection of texts in the language, plus other kinds of materials relative to the Trumai culture, such as photos, drawings, songs, educational materials, etc.
Explanation about the body painting of "Little Fish". The text was written by a Trumai teacher.
The text was produced in Trumai. It was translated into Portuguese with the help of its author (the translation is not totally literal; sometimes it had some editing). The text was further translated into English by the researcher.
The author of the text is Speaker7. She had been researching on the topic of body paintings. The researcher helped her with the translation in Portuguese.
Speaker7 is a native speaker of Trumai. Her mother is Trumai, her father is Kamayurá. She is married to a Kayabi man, and has a little daughter. She is a school teacher and is engaged in the educational program that is trying to revitalize the language. Speaker7 has worked in the production of educational materials; she teaches Trumai to her students.
Raquel is a Brazilian linguist. She has been working with the Trumai people since 1989. She has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Rice University (Houston, Texas, U.S.A).
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Trumai tradition
Trumai language
Portuguese language
English language
Subject (ISO639):tpy


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DateStamp:  2017-02-14
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Citation: Speaker7; Raquel. 2001-07-12. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
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Country: BrazilUnited KingdomPortugal
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