This book is a the result of a language documentation projectr on two undescribed languages of Kalimantan-Indonesia. It is a collection of stories presenting the shared local knowledge, cultural traditions, legends, moral tales, and simple recollections of daily life of Kenyah people. The aim of the book is to provide a written record of these stories as well as the languages themselves, which had previously never been written down. Without entering into an indepth analysis of the role and importance of studies of folktales and oral literatures, and overlooking theoretical issues and interpretation of those stories, this contribution is mainly meant to document a language and give the community access to a product of their own culture to pass on to future generations.

Mencalèny & Usung Bayung Marang. A collection of Kenyah stories in the Òma Lóngh and Lebu’ Kulit languages.

SORIENTE, ANTONIA
2006

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This book is a the result of a language documentation projectr on two undescribed languages of Kalimantan-Indonesia. It is a collection of stories presenting the shared local knowledge, cultural traditions, legends, moral tales, and simple recollections of daily life of Kenyah people. The aim of the book is to provide a written record of these stories as well as the languages themselves, which had previously never been written down. Without entering into an indepth analysis of the role and importance of studies of folktales and oral literatures, and overlooking theoretical issues and interpretation of those stories, this contribution is mainly meant to document a language and give the community access to a product of their own culture to pass on to future generations.
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