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The documentation of Baure
Contributor (photographer):Elena
Contributor (researcher):Swintha
Contributor (singer):JP
Description:JP and GG singing the song Korpochi.
Canción de la Corpita cantado por JP y GG.
Una de las canciones criada en la época de los siringales. Se trate de una chica que se enamoraba del famoso Adolfo Suarez y le mandaron a las plantaciones para rayar goma.
One of the songs created in the time of the rubber boom. About a girl that was madly in love with the infamous Adolfo Suarez and had to go him to the rubber plantations to work.
Swintha Danielsen is a doctor of linguistics and is practically administrating and organizing the Baure documentation project. She worked already in Baures between 2003 and 2007 and wrote her PhD thesis on the Baure language. Her research foci are the Baure dialects, hisorical dialect formation and Baure language history in general. In addition she is working on specific Baure morphological features and compares them within the whole Arawakan phylum.
JP was born in 1957 in Baures and is a sister of EP, GP, and RP. She is not a native Baure-speaker (her parents had already switched to Spanish), but learned the language as a girl from an old woman. She is a fluent Baure-speaker who also knows narratives. She is of great help in transcribing and translating Baure-texts. JP is married to a non-speaker. She works as defender of women and children for the municipality and is an active member of the indigenous organization.
JP nació en 1957 en Baures y es una hermana de EP, GP y RP. Ella no aprendió el idioma baure de sus padres, porque éstos ya hablaron español en la vida cotidiana. Cuando JP era niña ella aprendió el idioma por su propia voluntad de una mujer vieja. Ella habla el idioma con fluidez y sabe contar cuentos. Ella es una gran ayuda en la transcripción y la traducción de las grabaciones. JP está casada con un non-hablante. Trabaja como defensora de mujer niños en la alcaldía de Baures. También es una socia activa de la organización indígena.
Elena is a student of Latin American Studies at the University of Berlin. She did an internship in the proyect about Baure narratives.
Elena es estudiante de sciencias de Latinoamércia de la Universidad de Berlin. Ella hizo sus practicas en el proyecto con el tema de los cuentos en Baures.
GG was born in Baures in 1945. She is a good semispeaker and works as a teacher in Baures. She belongs to the group who developed a new numeral system for Baure.
GG nació en Baures en 1945. Ella es buen semi-hablante y trabaja como profesora en Baures. Ella es parte del grupo que desarrolló un nuevo sistema numeral para el baure.
Publisher:The Documentation of Baure
University of Leipzig
Individual song
Spanish language
Baure language
Subject (ISO639):spa


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Citation: Swintha (researcher); JP (singer); Elena (photographer); GG (singer). 2009-09-17. The Documentation of Baure.
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