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Title: SD1-164
Issue Date: 06 Jun 2016
Description: Genre: Medicine/huru. Frans Lando, a grandfather from kampong Cu'a, Nitung lea village (desa), tells about his 'huru besa lo'one' (≈ huru small ass). The symptoms are not explained in detail. The cure uses chewed areca and betel, taken with bark from enau (BI. sugar palm, similar to palmyra but shorter). With bulu wa'o blessing and chasing away of the disease. Lando does not mention that this gift can also be used to 'huru' the trees in the plantation, to curse them/the thief. As 'peju' (payment ritual) the patient gives some old sarong or used clothes, which is thrown in the direction of the setting sun. Recorded in Lando's home by Pidhu Sophune 6 June -16.
Pages/Duration: 0:02:25
Appears in Collections:Stefan Danerek Collection - Palu'e Audio

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