SD1-243

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2015-10-21
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Genre: Medicine/huru. Simon Somba narrates one of his two 'huru', 'huru lo wetho' ("huru descending intestines"). But he only tells the cure for the mentioned symptom, which can be cured from the curse-prohibition 'huru' that he puts on his trees in the plantation. The ill person has to lie on his stomach; ass upp. Simon mixes 'hule mila' plant, 'buki sowa' (a small insect in the soil and ginger; either crushed or chewed (he did not mention the nearly obligatory betel (sirih pinang), and ginger. The mixture isn gently pressed toward the intestine that will return inside. At c. 23 s to 28 s there are three voices, because Ebbe interrupted to remind him to only tell about one 'huru' at a time. Photo of Simon Somba and 'watu woko', next 'huru', SD1-244.
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