Series NSBHAH - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - North Bougainville Island
Hahon (Austronesian language)

Date Range23 March 1963
Quantity0.06 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from north Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea), concentrating on the Hahon language. It includes a typed standard survey vocabulary list (English-Hahon), and a map in Capellís hand showing the distribution of local languages on northern Bougainville and Buka Islands.

Bougainville is the largest of the Solomon Islands and a province of Papua New Guinea. Bougainville and the adjacent island of Buka are sometimes called the North Solomons, and are ecologically and geographically, although not politically, considered part of the Solomon Islands. Buka, Bougainville, and most of the Solomons are part of the Solomon Islands rain forests ecoregion.

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AC2-NSBHAH101 Survey word list (standard) Bourgainville Survey Extra.
Hahon, Austronesian language, North Bougainville Island, North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Typescript/manuscript. Hahon (Bansia), Laluin Village, taken at Tsimba Mission. Set up: English-Tokpisin-lingua Franca (?)-Hahon. Words, phrases, texts.

Note: this list is found on Tape #3. Informant: Joseph Vamas.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBHAH101
Date range 23 March 1963    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier NSBHAH101 Series NSBHAH
AC2-NSBHAH102 Northern Bougainville & Buka.
Hahon, Austronesian language, North Bougainville Island, North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Manuscript/sketch. Map from B. Blackwood [possibly based on one of Beatrice Blackwood's field work reports on this region published between 1931 and 1936]. In Capell's hand. Identifies a number of villages on north and west coasts of N. Bougainville.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBHAH102
Date range no date    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier NSBHAH102 Series NSBHAH

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