DOBES Archive

Dancing 9 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
Lexical variation 3 Lepdjom
illustration of lexical variation according to dialectal background of speaker
Dancing 5 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 25 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 7 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 23 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 15 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 6 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.
dancing 4 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.
Dancing 28 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 20 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 27 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 2 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.
free conversation 2 Song Mahi (video)
After vocabulary elicitation with Emmanuel and his assistant, a group of people from Lepdjom are having a break. They talk to each other
palm wine collection 1 Song Mahi
the team of palm wine collectors is going to the bush
negotiation Lepdjom
The morning after dancing night, people start arguing about the management of the gifts that the guests had brought for the dancing. The Chief seems to be targeted by most people. He has to talk to them quite roughly
Dancing 16 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 1 Song Mahi
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) talking to each other. The dominant language here is Basaa, but there are also casual use of Bakola