Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert. (2014). OttoGwadoAyoker_songFuneralSongForMayom, 2014 [sound]. University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/42.
The recording at the center of this item is a funeral song. Mayom was chief of Nyilwak in Panyikango District. He was a very powerful chief; he ruled the two parts of Nyilwak. In his time, during the rule of King Gwang (1917-1944), there was a lot of fighting among the Shilluk villages over the borders between them. Mayom was able to secure his territory and he united the two parts of Nyilwak, Tugo and Thworo.
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