• OttoGwadoAyoker_DengsFish 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-06)
    The Shilluk recording at the center of this item is a moral tale. In Shilluk villages, people eat together, at the center of the village. Food from the various families is brought there at meal times. Deng, the main character ...
  • FrancisBoywomoOpiti_Goats1 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-09)
    The Shilluk recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative. Goats are very important to Shilluks. This short narrative shows how children take care of goats. They take the responsibility of looking after ...
  • FrancisBoywomoOpiti_Goats2 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-09)
    The Shilluk recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative, the second part of an explanation about the role of goats in Shilluk culture. Part one was about children role in caring for them; part two is the ...
  • TupacLaaWol_songWhatTheArabsCaused 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-10)
    The Shilluk recording at the center of this item is a song. The composer is Chief Akoko of Lelo Village. Lelo is to the west of Malakal Town, on the other side the Nile. The song is a mourning song according to the Shilluk ...
  • JohnsonOtorKwol_songGiraffeShield 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-12)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song composed by the performer. It is about his shield, which he bought from the country of Nuer. The shield which he bought is a skin of a giraffe, so he calls it giraffe! The ...
  • JohnsonOtorKwol_songDrum 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-12)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. This drum song is composed by the singer. It is about their group dancing with the girls of a kingly clan; group of Akwol. This song is remarkable; it describes the ...
  • CarlaNyanginoRoberto_WorkOfTheHome 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-12)
    The recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative. The narrator here is telling what she used to do when she was a girl in Lul. House work of women work is not like the work of men or boys. House work is ...
  • JohnOgaacBol_FuneralRite 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-17)
    The recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative, on funerals in Shilluk culture. In "JohnOgaacBol_AnnouncementofFuneralRite", the same performer expands on the same topic. Funeral rites are important to ...
  • JohnOgaacBol_AnnouncementOfFuneralRite 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2013-12-17)
    The recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative. It is the second part of an explanation about funerals in Shilluk culture by this performer; the first part is called: "JohnOgaacBol_FuneralRite". Funeral ...
  • JohnsonOtorKwol_Marriage 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-07)
    The recording at the center of this item is a procedural narrative. When the young man is ready for marriage, he begins to look for a suitable girl. When he finds a girl, he and his friends go to the village of the girl ...
  • JuliaJamesOdhok_songTheDaughterOfAwin 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-13)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. Women songs are usually songs of praise mostly boasting about their beauty and the make-up. But there are many women who are composers of social and political songs. The ...
  • JuliaJamesOdhok_songTheBestMakeup 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-13)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. Women songs are usually songs of praise mostly boasting about their beauty and the make-up. But there are many women who are composers of social and political songs. The ...
  • NyadhongoTwongObany_songWhiteBird 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-13)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. Girls’ songs are like women songs; the difference is that girls focus on dancing the drum “bul”; that is the day-time dance. "Okok" is the white bird. This refers to an ...
  • JohnOgaacBol_songKwanyirathBol2 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-13)
    The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song (ayaar), sung by the performer about his father. Kwanyirath Bol Acyen, was born in 1888, during the Shilluk wars with Arabs. King Gwang made him chief of Lul Otango ...
  • JohnOgaacBol_songKwanyirathBol1 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-13)
    The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song (ayaar), sung by the performer about his father. Kwanyirath Bol Acyen, was born in 1888, during the Shilluk wars with Arabs. King Gwang made him chief of Lul Otango ...
  • TupacLaaWol_songWhatTheArabsCaused 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-15)
    At the center of this item is a recorded funeral song. Other renditions of the same song were recorded on 09NOV2013; and also in 2008. The composer is Chief Akoko of Lelo Village. Lelo is to the west of Malakal Town, on ...
  • TupacLaaWol_songKalayker 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-15)
    The recording at the center of this item is a burial song (this notion is explained below). Burial songs are usually short and very strong in wording because the composers are overcome by sadness. The burial of kings, big ...
  • TupacLaaWol_songObongiAnyong 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-15)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. The song is a funeral song of Wol Awang, the chief of Alyebjok of Ayijdhajo Village in Tungo. The composer is one of the dead man’s sons; his name is Obyel Wol. The ...
  • TupacLaaWol_songWol 

    Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-15)
    The recording at the center of this item is a song. This funeral song was composed by Ocam Ajobong from Nyibodo Village in praise of Wol Awang. Nobody will protect Alyebjok Village after the death of the son of Kwecnwon. ...
  • TupacLaaWol_songWhatTheArabsCaused 

    Remijsen, Bert (University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language, 2014-01-28)
    The Shilluk recording at the center of this item is a funeral song. Different from the 2013 renditions of the same song, this rendition is accompanied by percussion and a string instrument. The composer is Chief Akoko of ...