• AnguyAdyengLwal_songAmagag 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is a song. Amagag comes after keb dance. Keb is a dance in which people dance in very big circles. There is no drum but the person who leads the song must have a strong voice, ...
    • AnguyAdyengLwal_songInstallationOfKwongo 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is a song. Kwongo Daak was elected as Shilluk King in 1992. Before the installation, he rebuilt the former kings’ shrines as required by the Shilluk norms. Then he went to Pachodo ...
    • AnguyAdyengLwal_songPadhyangCultivated 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is a song. There was famine in some areas in the northern Shilluk “Gär” in the year 1985. And many people left their villages and went to the north looking for food. Some villages ...
    • OttoGwadoAyoker_songFuneralSongForAmaylek 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song. Amaylek was a paramount chief of Tonga. He ruled in a difficult time of famines; during the reign of King Gwang (1917-1944). He was a just chief and very hospitable, ...
    • BolAwangNyiker_songWijrek 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Wijrek had no paramount chief before King Ayang. They kept complaining that they should not be part of Pachodo area in “Gär”, because Gär is too big and they are ...
    • NyadhongoTwongObany_songAlaki 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-05-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Alaki is the village of King Kwongo Daak, the present King of the Shilluk. The Shilluk King is considered to be of his maternal uncles’ village. And after his ...
    • NyaryemiAnyangNyikango_songFlag 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-06-04)
      The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. In this song, the composer applauds the Lul Agwöj women’s flag. She also says that the flag was designed; it was not a ready-made flag. Lul women in the village ...
    • NyakothWanhAdor_songAFlagBroughtFromEgypt 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-06-04)
      The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. The Shilluk Kingdom has no particular flag that stands as its symbol. But each village has its flag. In one village, there can be a flag for men and another for ...
    • NyayejoCyanAyul_songWej 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-06-04)
      The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Girls’ songs are like women songs; the difference is that girls focus on dancing the drum “bul”; that is the day-time dance. This song begins with a complaint ...
    • AtayoAwerYogeng_songYony 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-06-04)
      The recording at the center of this item is a song. Young men in the Shilluk Land visit girls if they want to persuade them to be their dancing mates or if they want to marry one of the girls. In this song, it seems that ...
    • NyayejoCyanAyul_songTheBullOfHonour 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-06-16)
      The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. The dowry is ten cows. But after some years, if the married girl settles well in her new home, an extra bull is given to her parents. But the extended family of ...
    • TipoDengAjak_FirstDance 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-08-05)
      The recording at the center of this item is a narrative in which the performer describes a personal experience. The first dance is one of the important events in the Shilluk Life. It is the event that shows that one has ...
    • OttoGwadAyoker_TheDescendantsOfWaang 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-08-13)
      The recording at the center of this item is a narrative, in which Otto Gwado Ayoker covers some topics relating to Shilluk tradition in general, and some that are specific to the Kwawaang clan, to which he belongs. Nyikango ...
    • AkwaciOttoGwado_Nyagul 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-08-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is an animal fable, created by a teenager. Fables are used in teaching the children about many things and how to behave in different situations. Elders like grandparents tell fables ...
    • AmondingOttoGwado_RabbitAndCrocodile 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-08-19)
      The recording at the center of this item is an animal fable, narrated by a child. Fables are used in teaching the children about many things and how to behave in different situations. Elders like grandparents tell fables ...
    • OttoGwadoAyoker_Cultivation 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-09-05)
      The recording at the center of this item is a narrative, in which Otto Gwado Ayoker explains how agriculture is practised among the Shilluk, in particular in relation to dura (main staple). Cultivation (agriculture) is a ...
    • PeterAthyeyObat_songFuneralSongForAloker 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-09-15)
      The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song for Chief Aloker, the chief of Adodo, in Dhothim District. Chief Aloker ruled for a long time. He was good and strong. The song says that he was like “Oil of God ...
    • MariaBocayOnak_DownWithIllness 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-09-16)
      The recording at the center of this item is a narrative, in which Maria Bocay Onak tells about personal experiences - two bouts of serious illness while she was a child. There is no term for the word sickness or illness ...
    • OttoGwadoAyoker_songFuneralSongForKingKur1 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-09-29)
      The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song. King Kur (1951-1974) was also called Along, Nyiryak and Nyibek. He is the son of King Gwang (1917-1944) who was also called Agany and Nyiker or Ayoker. Kur was a ...
    • OttoGwadoAyoker_songFuneralSongForKingKur2 

      Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-09-29)
      The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song (Shilluk "ayaar") for King Kur (1951-1974). He was also called Along and Nyiryak. He is the son of King Gwang (1917-1944) who was also called Nyiker. Kur was a ...