OLAC Record

Title:Oral Traditions: Sexuality Quest
Contributor (researcher):Roland Hemmauer
Description:Location: Kwamalasamutu, Suriname The village of Kwamalasamutu is a multi-ethnic village situated on the Sipaliwini river, with a fluctuating population of 800-1000 inhabitants. The population is composed of a majority of Trio (Tarëno) and several minority groups. The Katwena (Tunayana) group has about 200 members. The recordings were made during fieldwork trips to Kwamalasamutu in January-March 2006 and February-April 2007. Recordings: All audio and video recordings were made by the researcher Roland Hem¬mauer. Audio files were recorded on a Hi-MD MiniDisc recorder, using either a headset or a table microphone. Video recordings were made on MiniDV tape. In some cases, the audio track from the video recording rather than from the minidisc had to be used due to failure of the audio equipment. Narratives and life histories were recorded. Texts were transcribed by the researcher with the help of the narrators themselves. Younger helpers, who had a passive understanding of Katwena and who were occasionally consulted during the first fieldwork period, turn¬ed out to only have an active command of Waiwai and to be unable to reproduce spoken Katwena. Translations were made into Dutch with the help of Tanini, a clinical assistant and former school teacher who speaks (Surinamese) Dutch reasonably fluently. In the course of translation, Tanini also helped to recheck the transcriptions made by the researcher. Some texts have also been translated into Trio.
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0009-5DFD-C
Is Part Of:Leiden Archives : South America : Katwena
Language:Karata; Katwena
Language (ISO639):kpt
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Karata language
Subject (ISO639):kpt
Type (DCMI):Sound


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