Descriptive: 4 Social culture

Participant describes how the girl's initiation ceremony was performed in the past.
Participant was asked to describe how the girl's initiation ceremony was performed in the past.
Participant describes how the marriage ceremony was performed in the past
Participant describes how marriage ceremony was performed in the past
Participant describes ceremonies performed at birth in the past
Participant describes ceremonies performed at birth in the past
Participant describes how marriage ceremony was performed in the past
Participant describes how marriage ceremony was performed in the past
Participant says basically that he doesn't know much about the N||aexa people, that only Naro people are living in same the area where he is living.
Participant was asked to talk about the N||aexa people.
Conversation touches on subjects like hunting methods, incoming ethnic groups, origin of !Xonyatee, language groups; participants complain several times about researchers coming late in the evening.
Two researchers join a number of men sitting around the fire in the evening, start conversation/interview about historical subjects and ethnic groups; partly monologue by old man; partly in Nama.
Participant talks about traditional norms and values.
Participant was asked to talk about traditional value teaching.
Particpant gives an account of the ethnic origin of his ancestors and denies to have been told by them of "!Xun" [!Xoon] as a name for a subgroup of the Taa-speaking community.
Particpant was asked to repeat on tape what he had said about the names of the subgroups within the Taa-speaking community.
Participant rejects the name !Xuun for Taa-speakers; says their name is G!ao-kx'aa and that !Xuun are other people who have already got a chief [!Xun of Tsumkwe West and Ju|hoansi of Nyae-Nyae] while the G!ao-kx'aa and 'N|ohan people are still waiting to be helped in this respect.
Particpant was asked to tell a story of his choice.
Participant describes what children were told in order to make them work (i.e. fetch firewood, prepare food) for their parents.
Participant was asked to talk about topic of her choice.
Participant speaks about his own traditional marriage
Participant speaks about his own traditional marriage on request
Participant speaks about her own traditional marriage
Participant speaks about her own traditional marriage on request
Participant answers questions about sexuality and child care (written in Afrikaans).
Participant answers questions about sexuality and child care (written in Afrikaans).
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story.
Participant tells a story/descriptive text.
Participant tells a story.
Narrative about traditional healing

Citation

Gertrud Boden, CN, Christfried Naumann, RK, 013-AT, 018-SP, 069-SK, 070-BK, 195-SM, 268-FT, and Tom Güldemann. (2004 - 2009). Item "Descriptive: 4 Social culture" in collection "Taa". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0017-D59C-9. (Accessed 2022-12-06)

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