A Day in the Field: Azeb Amha

By Martha Tsutsui|June 29, 2017|A Day in the Field|0 comments

Today on the ELAR blog, depositor and ELDP grantee Azeb Amha gives readers some insight into the daily routine of her documentation project, documentation of house construction and terrace farming in Zargulla, an endangered Omotic language.  1. Please tell us a bit about where you are doing your fieldwork. My fieldwork is based in ɗimalle k’ebele[1] in the Bonke district of Gamo-Gofa Zone. ɗimalle is approximately 500 km south-west from

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A Day in the Field- Andrew Harvey

By Martha Tsutsui|December 22, 2016|A Day in the Field|0 comments

Andrew Harvey is an ELDP grantee documenting Gorwaa, (South-Cushitic, Afro-Asiatic), a previously undocumented language, spoken by approximately 15,000 individuals in Babati District, Manyara Region, Tanzania.  Please tell us a bit about where you are doing your fieldwork.  The area where my fieldwork is being carried out has traditionally been inhabited by the people of the Gorwaa ethnic group.  Following an old regional convention, I often refer to this place as

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A Day in the Field- Santiago Durante

By Martha Tsutsui|October 27, 2016|A Day in the Field|0 comments

Santiago Durante is an ELDP grantee researching Ayoreo (ISO639-3:ayo), an endangered language spoken in Paraguay and Bolivia. For our first A Day in the Field post, Santiago has graciously allowed us a peek into his daily routine while he’s on fieldwork. Please tell us a bit about where you are doing your fieldwork. I am doing my fieldwork in Campo Loro, Boquerón Department, Republic of Paraguay. It is the largest

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