Documentation of Cifungwa Folktales
Group represented The deposit includes contributions from Cifungwa people (also Ura) of Ringa community in Rafi local government, Niger state Nigeria. According to Cifungwa people, the Cifungwa people are originally from Kporumi, Zamfara in old Sokoto state of Northwestern Nigeria.
Special characteristics The deposit comprises 1700 Cifungwa words from SIL comparative African wordlist, clauses with the 1700 words, a divination exercise, the making of Shea-butter oil, an interview (in Hausa) with the district head of Ringa community. The materials are in audio-visual format.
Acknowledgement and citation
Users of any part of the collection should acknowledge Samuel Akinbo as the principal investigator, the data collector and the researcher. Users should also acknowledge the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP) as the funder of the project. Individual speakers whose words and/or images are used should be acknowledged by respective name(s). Any other contributor who has collected, transcribed or translated the data or was involved in any other way should be acknowledged by name. All information on contributors is available in the metadata.
To refer to any data from the corpus, please cite as follows:Akinbo, Samuel. 2018. Documentation of Cifungwa Folktales. London: SOAS, Endangered Languages Archive, ELAR. URL: https://elar.soas.ac.uk/Collection/MPI1035089 (accessed on [insert date here]).
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