DOBES Archive

Lepdjom spatial relations 1
the game is built around 8 different teams of two persons each. The two persons sit opposite to one another. Nadine sets the animals toys according to a random order, in front of one of the team members. The second member then has to set the animals toys according to the description provided by the other member sitting opposite to them. The experience is renewed three to four times per team. Each member has their turn in both setting the animals and describing.
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
Lepdjom Lifestory 2
Mba reports an eye witness of how a Basaa man almost got killed by an elephant
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
dancing 3 Lepdjom
The dancing was organised on request from the Bakola research team. Arrangements had been made by Emmanuel in advance. The people of Ledjom have agreed to perform this dancing thanks to the good relationships between the project team and them. A year ago, Nadine and Emmanuel visited the camp. They promised to come back a year later for this speacial occasion. The dancing is a major event in the life of the village, each inhabitant is taking part to it. Also, come neighboring Basaa people have come to attend the dancing.
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]
dancing 7 Lepdjom
The dancing was organised on request from the Bakola research team. Arrangements had been made by Emmanuel in advance. The people of Ledjom have agreed to perform this dancing thanks to the good relationships between the project team and them. A year ago, Nadine and Emmanuel visited the camp. They promised to come back a year later for this speacial occasion. The dancing is a major event in the life of the village, each inhabitant is taking part to it. Also, come neighboring Basaa people have come to attend the dancing.
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