DOBES Archive

dancing preparation 1 Lepdjom
he research teams arrives at Lepjom. Emmanuel, Nadine and Christopher are welcomed by the Chief of the Camp and other attendants. The dancing will take place during the night. Before, Emmanuel has to set the electricity equipement. Before the dancing, the gifts are shared among all members of the village according to their respective families
Dancing 12 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 1 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
Lateral vs implosive Lepdjom
free variation between [l] and [ɗ
Life Story 1 Song Mahi
Ngo Nyem Marie, borne in Memel (Bipindi), complains about her miserable life, about how people despise her include her own daugther. She got an accident and lost and eye, but people laugh at he so much because of this
Dancing 35 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 18 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
palm wine collection 2 Song Mahi
the session describes the process of getting palm wine daily from a fallen palm tree
dancing 1 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.
Lepdjom Lifestory 4
Mba reports a life story of how him and his entire family almost got shot in the night by a hunter as they were sleeping in the jungle
Syllable stress Lepdjom
illustration of stress on the first syllable of verb and noun root
Dancing 14 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 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
Storytelling 3 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.
Dancing 24 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 22 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 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 4 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