OLAC Record

Title:songs mixed
The documentation of Baure
Contributor (interviewer):Swintha
Contributor (speaker):RP
Description:RP explains who composed the songs; sings Misishawon; tells the storz of the singing animals.
RP explica quien comuso las canciones; canta el Misishawon; cuenta el cuento de los animalitos.
RP tells who composed the song Señor, señor, señorita. Then she sings Misishawon. There is some more talking about songs in general. Then she remembers the story of the animals singing in the river.
RP cuenta quien compuso la canción Señor, señor, señoria. Luego canta el Misishawon. Se habla un poco más sobre canciones en general. Luego ella se acuerda del cuento de los animalitos que cantaban en el río.
RP (female) RP was born in 1932 in the village of Altagracia. She is a sister of EP, JP and GP and married to EC. RP is a fluent Baure-speaker and knows a great number of narratives. In the 60s she worked as an informant for the SIL linguists in the village of El Cairo. RP worked in agriculture and is very experienced in doing handicrafts, such as weaving hammocks or fisher nets.
RP nació en 1932 en la comunidad de Altagracia. Es la hermana de EP, JP y GP y está casada con EC. Habla el idioma baure con mucha fluidez y saber contar un gran número de cuentos. En los años sesenta ella trabajó con las lingüistas del ILV en la comunidad El Cairo. Trabajó en la agricultura y saber producir artesanías como hamacas o redes.
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.
Publisher:The Documentation of Baure
University of Leipzig
Spanish language
Baure language
Subject (ISO639):spa


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Citation: RP (speaker); Swintha (interviewer). 2009-09-13. The Documentation of Baure.
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