DOBES Archive

Dancing 37 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Dancing 30 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Verb elicitation 2 Song Mahi
Eliciation session with people living in Lepdjom but who do not have the same dialectal background. The elicitation is taking place in Song Mahi. The data collected with Kathy Nkoro in Yaoundé on the verb morphology is used here for comparison
Lexical variation 1 Lepdjom
illustration of lexical variation according to dialectal background of speaker
Dancing 36 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Dancing 33 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Dancing 31 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Dancing 21 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Dancing 1 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Storytelling 2 Kouambo
The story is about two friends, Panther and Pithon who are engaged in a kind of game of tricks. In the end, Pithon appears to be the wisest and the strongest one.
Implosive vs flap alveolar
illustration of free variation between [ɗ] and [ɾ]
Metadata Song Mahi
this short recording was meant to capture metadata from a woman consultant who had just given her opinion about the life of Bakola
Dancing 34 Song Mahi
The dancing is part of a funerals night on the occasion of the death of the paramount chief of Song-Mahi. To honor the memory of the chief, Bakola are bringing their own share which is entertaining the wake keeping. Emmanuel who was attending he event was not allowed to film. This is the reason why only audio files are available
Free conversation 4 Song Mahi (audio)
A group of people from Lepdjom have come to Song Mahi. They are sitting at Simono's (whom they consider more or less as their legitimate Bantu master) having conversation among each other.
traps typology Song Mahi
Gerôme is asked by Emmanuel to describe the different types of hunting techniques that he knows
Daily meal schedule Lepdjom
the consultant decribes the types and schedule of daily meals