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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1262198

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Title:Explanation of thumb piano and changes in Mang’ola
Documenting Isimjeeg Datooga
Contributor (recorder):Richard Griscom
Contributor (speaker):Yohani Mangi
Coverage:Tanzania
Date:2017-03-03
Description:A female speaker from Laghangareri explains the background of a traditional thumb piano, tells how she learned to play it, and discusses changes in the Mang'ola area. Recorded with Rode NTG-2 shotgun microphone and Panasonic HC-X920K camcorder. Bundle includes high resolution video file (.MTS), low resolution video file (.MP4), ELAN file (.EAF), Praat TextGrid file (.TextGrid), and tab-delimited text file (.TXT).
Isimjeeg (endonym Asimjeeg) is an undocumented language variety of the Southern Nilotic family, spoken in North-Central Tanzania. Fewer than 5,000 people continue to speak Isimjeeg and its future is threatened by the loss of traditional grazing land and increased use of Kiswahili and Iraqw. The goals of this project include the development of an annotated audiovisual corpus consisting of natural speech data and elicited linguistic forms, a collection of vocal musical performances and commentary, an Isimjeeg-Kiswahili-English dictionary, and a sketch grammar that covers a variety of linguistic aspects and incorporates socio-cultural information about speakers and communities involved in the project.
A resident of the Mang'ola community. Yohani is in his late 30s and is well respected as a successful farmer. Yohani helped us to connect with speakers in Dugwamuhosht, Matala, and Law. He has lived in Mang'ola, Dongobesh, and elsewhere.
Richard is the primary researcher of the IGS0229 grant and did most of the recordings.
Format:video/avchd
video/mp4
text/x-eaf+xml
text/praat-textgrid
text/plain
Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1262198
IGS0229
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1262198%23
Publisher:Richard Griscom
University of OR
Subject:Discourse
Datooga language
English language
Swahili (macrolanguage)
Swahili
Subject (ISO639):tcc
eng
swa
Type:Video

OLAC Info

Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1262198
DateStamp:  2019-05-13
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Citation: Yohani Mangi (speaker); Richard Griscom (recorder). 2017-03-03. Richard Griscom.
Terms: area_Africa area_Europe country_GB country_TZ iso639_eng iso639_swa iso639_tcc

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Country: United KingdomTanzania
Area: AfricaEurope


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