DOBES Archive

Sarfu KYW313
The elicitation session took place in a closed room with one (female) consultant. The offered audio version is a shortened extraction from a more than two hours session and represents the lexemes only and no further discussions. From time to time two good English and Hausa speaking people enter the room and help solving some of the questions.
Burial
In this session we find the consultant and the researcher talking to each other about the burial ceremony. Further they interview different attendees of a current funeral.
Fishery Lexis
In this session the researcher interviews in coordination with the consultant fishermen in several videos about their tools and fishery process sequences.
Tungan Bage KYW157
The elicitation session took place in a closed room with one (female) consultant. The offered audio version is a shortened extraction from a more than two hours session and represents the lexemes only and no further discussions. From time to time two good English and Hausa speaking people enter the room and help solving some of the questions.
Porridge Cooking
A woman demonstrates how the Kyanga people use to prepare one specific kind of porridge (with treeroots). While she is doing that she is explaining the
Part 2: Prayer
The naming ceremony has been adapted from the Hausa people by the Kyanga since they changed to Islam during the past few decades. After the passing of one week after the birth of a child, the naming ceremony is hold. Afterwards, the attendees share a meal.
Illnesses and natural medication
A woman talks about illnesses and diseases she knows about and their treatment nowadays as well as in former times. Additionally: treatment of snake bites.