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Title: SD1-022
Issue Date: 12 Jun 2015
Description: Genre: Fairy tale/ancestor myth. Title: Bai Lera. Kanda Sera (Ko'a) tells a Palu'e fairy tale, about Bai and Lera, and especially their children Mbu and Maca. Mbu and Maca became orphans, their mother disappeared in the ocean. But she taught them that once thay have a plantation, they must first put bones from a ruju' 'BI. ikan duyung' (mermaid fish, sea cow) in the soil. Once they have found a place, after hardships, they follow their mother's advice and the plantation becomes very fertile, everything grows. Recorded 12 June 2015 in the morning in Kanda's home by SD with the AT2020 external mic. With his wife Toji, Weka and lakimosa Sundu. Kanda told two tales and his wife one on this occasion. See portrait.
Pages/Duration: 0:05:32
Appears in Collections:Stefan Danerek Collection - Palu'e Audio

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