Series NSBUIS - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Bougainville Island - Hinterland of Buin District
Uisai (Papuan language)

Date Range1960
Quantity0.06 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from the Hinterland of the Buin District (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guniea). It includes a text in the local language of Uisai, and a typed and annotated English-Uisai comparative vocabulary list.

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-NSBUIS101 Revised Melanesian wordlist.
Uisai, Papuan language, hinterland of Buin district, Bougainville I., North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Typescript/manuscript. Informants: Elijah Mungke, Isaac Kukuvi and Ae Karasa. Setup: English-Melanesian?-Uisai. Words, phrases, texts.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBUIS101
Date range 1960    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBUIS101 Series NSBUIS
AC2-NSBUIS102 The Boys & the Coconuts. In Uisai text.
Uisai, Papuan language, hinterland of Buin district, Bougainville I., North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Typescript. No English translation.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBUIS102
Date range no date    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SBUIS102 Series NSBUIS

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