OLAC Record

Title:Yawa tells her life story
0136-Yawa tells her life story
A description and documentation of Avatime
Contributor:Manfred Apati (Transcriber)
Yawa Datsa Elisabeth (Consultant)
Wisdom Ekissi (Translator)
Sammy Kwami Oboni (Interviewer)
Description:This story was recorded in Amedzofe at a meeting with 10 elderly people. The 10 people were divided into two groups and we talked with each group for an hour. In the first session Sammy interviewed the first five people about what has changed since they were young and what they think Amedzofe will be like in the future. In the second session, Sammy asked the other five people to tell their life stories and then asked if there were other stories or folk tales they could tell. This story was part of the second session in Amedzofe. Yawa tells her life story. The recording of this story has been transcribed by Manfred, but has not been typed up. Yawa tells her life story. Sammy asks some questions, which she answers. Wisdom translates into English. The translation is only included on the audio file. The story and questions are in Avatime, then it translated to English. Yawa talks about her life. Sammy asks her questions. Wisdom translates to English. Also present are Gilbert Dagadu, Awua, Peace, Mamavi, Saskia and Rebecca. Manfred has transcribed and translated this story on paper; this has not been typed up.
Language_Name: Avatime Language_Region: Africa Language_Country: Ghana Project_Status: Complete Year: 2008 Start_Date: 2008-05-01 End_Date: 2008-12-31
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI583586%23
Publisher:Saskia Van Putten
Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL)
English language
Undetermined language
Avatime (Dominant)
Subject (ISO639):eng


Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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DateStamp:  2016-09-27
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Citation: Manfred Apati (Transcriber); Yawa Datsa Elisabeth (Consultant); Wisdom Ekissi (Translator); Sammy Kwami Oboni (Interviewer). 2008-10-02. Saskia Van Putten.
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Country: United Kingdom
Area: Europe

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