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Pear story retelling - lich1 -- el_21092014_02 -- Documentation of Tena Kichwa
Title:
Pear story retelling - lich1 -- el_21092014_02 -- Documentation of Tena Kichwa
ID:
https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1302250%23
IGS00166
Online:
Yes
Archive:
Contributor:
Karolina Grzech (researcher)
Lidia Chimbo (consultant)
Publisher:
Karolina Grzech
SOAS, University of London
Description:
This project is a part of PhD dissertation fieldwork, supported by the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (IGS00166). The dissertation itself will focus on evidentiality in the language, but the documentation aims to encompass as broad a set of linguistic and cultural practices as possible. Most interviews were carried out by native Kichwa researchers, and are therefore monolingual in Kichwa. The topics addressed cover the recent history of the Amazonian Kichwa, folktales, everyday life and ceremonies.
Lidia doing the online re-telling of the pear story with only me present (equivalent to elicitation with Nilo: el_18092014). I have barely worked with Lidia before, despite her being my host mother. The reasons behind it are as follows. First, she is a teacher (first grades of primary school), and as such she has been taught about Kichwa in quite a prescriptive way. I tried working with her a long time ago, during my preparatory visit in Nuevo Paraiso in January 2012, but the session has not been successful. At that point, I was trying to elicit some basic syntactic structures and lexical items, and Lidia kept consulting here Spanish-Kichwa dicctionary (featuring Unified Kichwa), despite my having underlined that I was interested in the local variety. She gave me some lexical items saying 'they were the way of saying of the old people', but failing to inform me that they were re-introduced by UK, which I know she knows - she has shown awareness of this multiple times, correcting me, or herself, to speak accordingly with what she considers standard. Therefore, I wouldn't have offer her the work if it was to do with lexical or grammatical elicitation. But I have assumed that since I am after evidential markers and discourse structure, she would have little concious awareness of the things I wanted to look at. I think this assumption has proven reasonably right. Equipment: camera: Canon XA10 microphone: Sennheisser ew100 wireless
Main researcher on the project
She works as a kindergarten/primary school teacher
Subject language:
Tena Lowland Quichua
Spanish
Language family:
Quechuan (family)
South American Indian
Quechua
Other coverage:
Ecuador
Other date:
2014-09-21
Other format:
audio/x-wav
video/mp4
text/x-eaf+xml
Other subject:
Discourse
Staged discourse
Tena Kichwa
Spanish
Other type:
Audio
Video
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Archive: Endangered Languages Archive
Online: Yes
Subject language: Spanish
Subject language: Tena Lowland Quichua
Language family: Quechua
Language family: Quechuan (family)
Language family: South American Indian
Geographic region: Americas
Geographic region: Europe
Contributor: Karolina Grzech
Contributor: Lidia Chimbo
Publisher: Karolina Grzech
Publisher: SOAS, University of London
Title: Pear story retelling - lich1 -- el_21092014_02 -- Documentation of Tena Kichwa
Other coverage: Ecuador
Other date: 2014-09-21
Other format: audio/x-wav
Other format: text/x-eaf+xml
Other format: video/mp4
Other subject: Discourse
Other subject: Spanish
Other subject: Staged discourse
Other subject: Tena Kichwa
Other type: Audio
Other type: Video