DOBES Archive

this is a recording of a public yam counting ceremony that took place in Rouku in preparation of wedding. The wedding and the feast took place in Ngaraita in 2010. there are no recordings of the exchange marriage ceremony. This was a preparatory counting of that part of the crop to be contributed by different clans from Rouku. More was to be added two days later when the crop was transported by truck to Morehead and other clans from the Farem/Rouku people added their share.