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Youth perspectives on circumcision ceremony -- Youth perspectives on circumcision ceremony -- Documenting Isimjeeg Datooga
Title:
Youth perspectives on circumcision ceremony -- Youth perspectives on circumcision ceremony -- Documenting Isimjeeg Datooga
ID:
https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1262096%23
IGS0229
Online:
Yes
Archive:
Contributor:
Gabiku Gidayiiny (speaker)
Gisema Gemng’aw (speaker)
Gisema Gisireed (speaker)
Richard Griscom (recorder)
Publisher:
Richard Griscom
University of OR
Description:
Three young male speakers from Matala discuss the traditional circumcision ceremony practised among the Asimjeeg Datooga. Recorded with Rode NTG-2 shotgun microphone and Panasonic HC-X920K camcorder. Bundle includes high resolution video file (.MTS), and low resolution video file (.MP4), tab-delimited text file (.TXT), and Praat TextGrid file (.TextGrid).
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 Matala community. A youth living at Gishina Gilungwend's home compound.
Richard is the primary researcher of the IGS0229 grant and did most of the recordings.
Subject language:
Datooga
English
Swahili (macrolanguage)
Language family:
Bantu
Indo-European
Germanic
Niger-Kordofanian
Atlantic-Congo
Nilo-Saharan
Other coverage:
Tanzania
Other date:
2017-03-15
Other format:
video/avchd
video/mp4
text/x-eaf+xml
text/praat-textgrid
text/plain
Other subject:
Singing
Datooga
English
Swahili
Other type:
Video
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Online: Yes
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Language family: Atlantic-Congo
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Geographic region: Africa
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Contributor: Gabiku Gidayiiny
Contributor: Gisema Gemng’aw
Contributor: Gisema Gisireed
Contributor: Richard Griscom
Publisher: Richard Griscom
Publisher: University of OR
Title: Youth perspectives on circumcision ceremony -- Youth perspectives on circumcision ceremony -- Documenting Isimjeeg Datooga
Other coverage: Tanzania
Other date: 2017-03-15
Other format: text/plain
Other format: text/praat-textgrid
Other format: text/x-eaf+xml
Other format: video/avchd
Other format: video/mp4
Other subject: Datooga
Other subject: English
Other subject: Singing
Other subject: Swahili
Other type: Video