Gwado Ayoker, Otto; Remijsen, Bert. (2014). AndrewWanhMayik_songGirlsAreTaken, 2014 [sound]. University of Edinburgh. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. Linguistics and English Language. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/190.
The recording at the center of this item is a Shilluk song. Young men would seek new dancing mates if the girls with whom they dance were taken by another group. They can also seek to win girls from another village if they outnumber the girls with whom they dance. In this song, the young men from Dhøgalal took the girls of the house of Amaylidh in Nyibodo from the young men of Papwojo, because they outnumbered their dancing mates. They convinced Nyacyangjwok, the leader of the girls, to reject Papwojo youth because they are fishermen. That they are like Palata and Mathany tribes that live on fish; they smell bad.
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