Collection MS 1413 - Ombisusu stories

Ombisusu - Folklore Ombisusu - Yara Folklore Ombisusu Oral History Ombisusu Ombisusu Oral History Haveni Ombisusu Sova Kiki Ombisusu Folklore Ombisusu Sova Kiki Ombisusu, pp. 1-43
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Ombisusu stories


  • 1969 (Creation)

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2 volumes and 8 folders
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Joanne Wodak worked as a Tutor then Senior Tutor in literature at the University of Papua New Guinea from 1968-1970. This collection is the result of research conducted in Ombisusu in the latter part of the first half of 1969. It consists of stories by inhabitants of Ombisusu that were mostly translated into English, some left in the original language, and written down or typed by the researcher after recording them on tape. The aim of collecting stories was to keep them for the benefit of the children of Ombisusu villagers and for other people in Papua New Guinea. The collection contains origin stories, history stories and clan stories.

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