OLAC Record

Title:Visiting Villages and the Ceremonial Wrestling
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: A short text written by a Trumai student during an educational course happened in the Xingu reserve in 1995. The Portuguese translation was provided by her. The text mentions certain ceremonial practices that are made when a Upper-Xingu individual visits the village of another group, such as wrestling. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Pequeno texto escrito por uma estudante Trumai durante um curso de educação ocorrido no Xingu em 1995. A tradução em Português foi fornecida por ela. O texto fala de certas práticas cerimoniais que são feitas quando um alto-xinguano visita a aldeia de outro povo, como a luta.
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 ceremonial practices when ones visits another Xinguan village.
The text was originally writen in Trumai. It was translated into Portuguese and English by the researcher, with the help of the Trumai speaker.
The author of the text is Speaker21.
Speaker21 is a native speaker of Trumai. Her father is Trumai, her mother is Aweti. When the text was produced, her family was living in the Terra Preta village. Now they live in another location in the Xingu reserve.
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).
This text was produce in written format. There is no audio recording.
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Trumai culture
Portuguese language
English language
Trumai language
Subject (ISO639):por


Archive:  The Language Archive at the MPI for Psycholinguistics
Description:  http://www.language-archives.org/archive/www.mpi.nl
GetRecord:  OAI-PMH request for OLAC format
GetRecord:  Pre-generated XML file

OAI Info

OaiIdentifier:  oai:www.mpi.nl:1839_00-0000-0000-0008-3C19-A
DateStamp:  2017-02-14
GetRecord:  OAI-PMH request for simple DC format

Search Info

Citation: Speaker21; Raquel. 1995-10-23. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
Terms: area_Americas area_Europe country_BR country_GB country_PT iso639_eng iso639_por iso639_tpy

Inferred Metadata

Country: BrazilUnited KingdomPortugal
Area: AmericasEurope

Up-to-date as of: Wed Apr 12 1:09:12 EDT 2017