OLAC Record

Title:Two interviews with Nebni and Mango Bagal
Morehead: Languages of Southern New Guinea
Contributor (researcher):Professor Nicholas Evans
Contributor (speaker):Jimmy Nébni
Nébni Kawa
Mango Bagal
Yosang Amto
Goi Dibod
Coverage:Papua New Guinea
Description:Recording of Nébni Kawa, the oldest man in the village, interviewed by Nick Evans and Jimmy Nebni. Images are of the original DV tape labels for metadata source. The video has been edited to remedy the switched orientation of the video camera throughout the interview. The original has also been archived (nqn20081009NEv-01-02.avi) At 24m 06s a different man, Mango Bagal, is interviewed by Goi Dibod in Nen. More comments by Yosang Amto in English. Keywords: narrative, personal history
This project focuses on collecting multimedia documentation of multiple undescribed Papuan languages – Nen and Nambu (Morehead-Maro) and Kmntso (Tonda). Other nearby languages will have varrying degrees of description, including Idi, Nama, and Neme. All of these languages belong to an almost completely unknown family in Southern New Guinea. Based at the Australian National University in Canberra, plus collaborations with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, and the PNG National Herbarium, the project will embed a German PhD student (Christian Döhler) in a team including a seasoned field linguist (Nick Evans) and a post-doc (Julia Colleen Miller), two Germany-based typologists (Bernard Comrie and Volker Gast) from the FAUST (Future Archive User Simulation Team), plus participation on targeted fieldtrips by ethnobiologist Chris Healey (ANU) and botanist Kipiro Damas (PNG National Herbarium, Madang). Particular foci of the documentation will be the natural world (especially ethnobotany and ethnoornithology), swidden cultivation, fire management and ethnoecology, mythology, auto-ethnography, ethnomathematics, and microvariation in language use in a situation of daily multilingualism.nichola
Publisher:Professor Nicholas Evans
The Australian National University
English language
Nen language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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Citation: Professor Nicholas Evans (researcher); Jimmy Nébni (speaker); Nébni Kawa (speaker); Mango Bagal (speaker); Yosang Amto (speaker); Goi Dibod (speaker). 2008-10-09. Professor Nicholas Evans.
Terms: area_Europe area_Pacific country_GB country_PG iso639_eng iso639_nqn

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Country: United KingdomPapua New Guinea
Area: EuropePacific

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