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Contributors:"Lengu" (speaker)
Danerek, H. Stefan (recorder)
Danerek, H. Stefan (researcher)
Danerek, H. Stefan (depositor)
Date Issued:06 Jun 2015
Description:Genre: Oral history. Theme: Kidnapping-headhunting and construction sacrifice. This item is also an appendix to the article: Danerek, Stefan. 2016. Indonesia and the Malay World (45) 131: 88-107. online version (print 2017. "Lengu" tells about her childhood experiences with M, and of how they, as children, were afraid of M, and "Ngange", because they had heard that they immolated children in the church. She also mentins the time when M twanted to and tried to idnap a child in kampong Tomu. She has the name of the child wrong, as mentioned in a note (to the right, scroll) or play). This soundfile is cut from alonger one where she also tells about her sister Methi who was murdered by Ngange by supernatural means (Methi who walked out into the sea like a zombie and disappeared. She had stolen a cassava root and the owner bought Ngange to kill her, paid with an ivory piece). Recorded by SD in Lengu's house in Ndeo 16 June -15 with the AT2020 mic.
Appears in Collections: Stefan Danerek Collection - Palu'e Audio

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