West Ambrym Languages

This Cultural Corpus is a collection of video recordings of life in all three linguistic areas of West Ambrym. The significant contribution and support of communities enable us to present a broad portfolio that extend from everyday village life and family histories to social & spiritual gatherings, dance ceremonies, children games, story telling and sandrawings. The visual documentation of these cultural practices, while a quantifiable part of the archived corpus, is a single element of the Media Methodology. This comprehensive methodology's main goal is to revive cultural practices with emphasis made on recording knowledge significant to the people. Soraya Hosni, together with the...
Dalkalaen is the language spoken in the Craig Cove region, the westernmost region of Ambrym.