Series NSBSAP - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - North Bougainville Island, Taiof and Other Islands
Saposa (Austronesian language)

Date Range19 March 1963
Quantity0.05 cm, 1 item
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from north Bougainville Island, Taiof and other islands, concentrating on the Saposa language. It includes a typed standard survey vocabulary list (English-Saposa).

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-NSBSAP101 Survey word list (standard), Bougainville Survey Extra.
Saposa, Austronesian language, Taiof and islands off North Bougainville I., North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Typescript/manuscript. Saposa, Torocian Village, Saporo Island. Informant: John Fabu. English-Tokpisin-Ingua Franca(?)-Saposa. Words, phrases, texts.

Note: This list is found on Tape #3.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBSAP101
Date range 19 March 1963    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBSAP101 Series NSBSAP

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