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Geno, an old man from Dimisisi who is Mkao’s ‘exchange man’, tells his story, in Idi. In the second half, it shifts to interview mode, with Jimmy Nébni asking the questions. Interesting code shifting – Jimmy asks some parts in Idi, some in Nen, though Geno almost always answers just in Idi. Key word: personal history, code-switching
Daeba Samoa, an old man from Werubi village, tells his story, in Idi. Near the end Dibod from Dimsisi adds some additional information, in Nen Key word: personal history
Explanation about pig loop (liwa) – three men speak: Daeba, then Geno (both in Idi), then Dibod (in Nen) Key word: material culture, hunting, mammals