Collection details
Collection ID RV1
Title Blablanga (Solomon Islands)
Description Audio recordings of Blablanga (also known as Blanga) spoken in the Soloman Islands. Includes word lists, elicited sentences, discussion of culture, history (both personal and general), discussion of daily life and tasks, directions, colours, stories, poems, riddles, explanation of traditional dace, song and conversation. Also recorded are a range of elicitation tasks including the pear story, map tasks, Bowerman's topological relations pictures, frog story, Johnston's 1989 Austronesian elicitation questionnaire, MPI containment task, MPI caused positions clips, mouse story and MPI walnut game.
Archive link
Radu Voica
Operator Radu Voica
Originating university University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies
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Region / village
DOI 10.4225/72/56E976273EDFB
Cite as Radu Voica (collector), 2007. Blablanga (Solomon Islands). Collection RV1 at [Other Access].
Access information
Edit access Amanda Harris
Aidan Wilson
Radu Voica
Data access conditions Mixed (check individual items)
Data access details Some items restricted (Closed), access with depositor's permission.
Items in Collection (610)

Item Title Actions
001A151107 Statements of agreement and consent Nason Haidu View
001AV020308 Pear Story Heleni Zalani and Tubi View
001V031207 The way to Guguha/Kolosori View
002A151107 Personal details Nason Haidu (I) and short discussion about Blanga and Popoheo View
002AV020308 Pear Story Nesta Ririana and Ramo Stephen View
002V031207 The Isabel Games View
003A151107 Tryon and Hackman's wordlist Northern Blanga - Nason Haidu View
003AV020308 Pear Story View
003V171207 Popoheo Choir (I) View
004A011207 Greetings - Nason Haidu View
004AV020308 Pear Story Naika Zalan and Hedis Abira View
004V171207 Popoheo Choir (II) View
005A011207 Man in House' - disjunctive pronouns - Nason Haidu View
005AV020308 Pear Story Deborah Koli and Wilfred Hughu View
005V171207 Children in front of house View
006A011207 Man Shows House' - possessives - Nason Haidu View
006AV030308 Custom Story Heleni Zalani (I) and some personal details View
006V171207 Interview with Nason View
007A011207 Bowerman's Topological Relations Pictures - Nason Haidu View
007AV160308 Map Task Hughu and Nede View
007V171207 Interview with Lagho View
008A051207 Responsibilities of chiefs View
008AV160308 Map Task View
008V171207 Dance Murose View
009A051207 Old Settlements and Migrations of the Blanga People (I) View
009AV160308 Map Task Walter and Bako View
009V171207 Night Conversation View
010A051207 Describing Public Meetings and Speeches View
010AV160308 Map Task Rebecca and Nolan View
010V221207 Popoheo at High Tide View
011A051207 Christmas Celebrations View
011AV160308 Mouse Clips Nede and Hughu View
011V251207 Nason and Mary View
012A051207 Pre-Christian Traditions and Religious Practices and the Arrival of Christianity View
012AV160308 Mouse Clips Walter and Bako View
012V251207 Interview with unidentified View
013A071207 How to Build a House View
013AV160308 Mouse Clips Nolan and Rebecca View
013V020208 The Popoheo Pan Pipe Group Rehearsal View
014A071207 Daily Life in Popoheo View
014AV110408 Pohe Mata View
014V020208 Sale Olo, Popoheo, Older Women (I) View
015A071207 Building Canoes View
015AV110408 How the people live today View
015V020208 Sale Olo, Popoheo, Older Women (II) View
016A101207 Tihitubu Story Nason Haidu View
016AV110408 How the people used to live View
016V020209 Sale Olo, Popoheo, Older Women (III) View
017A101207 Guguha Story View
017AV110408 Blanga Totems - Heleni Zalani (I) View

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