Dení ethnobiology file slips
Fichas de la etnobiología de dení
|Subject Language||Dení |
|Language PID(s)||ailla:119855 |
|Language of Indigenous Title|
|Title||Dení ethnobiology file slips|
|Language Community||Merrão, river Cuniuá, Amazonas, Brazil|
|Place Created||Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil|
|Language of Indigenous Description|
|Description||These are file slips for the Deni vocabulary captured by the researcher Terrence Kaufman. There is one box that includes words for different bugs, plants, fruits, and animals. The different file slips may include information such as eaten/non-eaten and uses/non-uses/multiple uses. It also includes notes the researcher made on separate pieces of paper. |
These data were collected by Kaufman in July and August 1993 in Porto Velho, Rondônia state, Brazil. Dan Everett had invited TK to Brazil to give lectures on field methods to a group of SIL linguists. Everett and Robert Dixon organized a workshop on grammar-writing for SIL people in Northern Brazil; about 15 SIL linguists were there for 6 weeks; they attended lectures in the mornings and gave reports in the afternoons Kaufman agreed to teach only if he could do field work in the afternoons. These file slips were collected during this trip.
The Dení data were from two brothers, Kazupana & Haku (the only names that Kaufman noted for them), of the same father, different mothers, and about 25-30 years difference in their ages. They were from Merrão, a town on the river Cuniuá (spelled Kunyuwá by Kaufman) in the state of Amazonas in Brazil.
|Contributor(s) Individual / Role||Kaufman, Terrence (Researcher) |
|Contributor(s) Corporate / Role|