MPI-PL Archive

In this session, Naaki is interviewed about various local points relating to Missão Tiriós (so as to get pointing gestures).
In this session, Nasau talks about his life.
In this session, Jonas narrates the Maus clips 10 and 11 to Simehtu.
In this session, Simehtu narrates the Maus clips 14 and 15 to Jonas.
This session contains about 1 1/2 hours of normal daily (morning) activity in the nursery -- people come in to talk to the nurse and get medicine. 70% of the time, there's nothing; in the rest, there are short conversations (exchanges with the nurse, usually with translators; conversations between the patients and the translators/helpers; or conversations among the patients themselves).
In this session, Sérgio asks Onore and Marajaimë to say words in the Akuriyó language. Halfway through the recording, João do Vale joined us and started talking to them about the old times in Tiriyó. Near the end, Wekïimae joined, and started talking to the three people about the Akuriyó language.
In this session, Nasau explains how the Tiriyós prepare their fields.
This sessions contains a narrative about the old village of Samuwaka, which no longer exists. It is based on what the narrator remembers having heard from his father.
In this session, Demetrio answers the demonstrative questionnaire.
In this session, Simehtu first identifies himself, and then plays the walnut game and does the contrastive demonstrative task with Sérgio.
In this session, Asehpë narrates the story of the cayman -- a mythical narrative. NB: only the second half of the story is preserved in the media file.
Vicente (matcher) describes the Men-and-tree pictures (game 2) to Demetrio. (This time, we try picture-to-object matching).
In this session, Jonas was interviewed about his background.
Simehtu (director) describes the director path no. 2 to Jonas.
This session contains a number of sub-sessions, with various different speech events relating to Renato's punishment (for having stabbed and almost killed another young man a few days before the date of the recording). There are speeches at him (by Nasau, etc.), accusing him of being a bad example; there are complaints by people from the family of Renato's victim; and there's the scene of his punishment (I recorded the moment he was whipped; the lashes are clearly audible).
Simehtu (matcher) describes the Men-and-tree pictures (game 2) to Jonas.
Simehtu (matcher) describes the Men-and-tree pictures (game 4) to Jonas.
In this session, Asehpë narrates the story of the 'wëpïnïnpë' - the bad shooter, the man who couldn't shoot.
In this session, Nasau comments on photos of old Tiriyó artifacts, from Frikel's book on Tiriyó material culture. Sérgio shows the pictures and asks questions while Nasau answers.
This sessions contains a number of short descriptions, reacting to the interviewer (Sérgio). Sérgio asks about a given word, and Nasau explains it. The first questions are about colors and patterns, but the largest part is about animals.