Cicipu documentation


Cicipu documentation

Language: Cicipu (ISO639-3:awc)
Depositor: Stuart McGill
Location: Nigeria
Deposit Id: 0052
ELDP Id: FTG0102, SG0105
Level: Deposit

Summary of deposit
This corpus contains folktales, riddles, historical narratives, casual conversation, commnetaries on festival videos, interviews, songs, prayers, and sermons. Nine Pear Film narratives are also included. In total there are approximately six hours of interlinearised time-aligned texts are provided in Toolbox/ELAN format. The corpus also contains an accompanying lexicon in Toolbox format, collected from the texts as well as from the SIL Africa Area 1700-item wordlist. A large number of elicitation sessions are also provided (conducted in either Hausa or Cicipu). GPS data of the Cicipu area is included.

Group represented
The Acipu of Kebbi and Niger State, Nigeria

Language information
Called Acipanci in Hausa. Called 'Western Acipa' in Ethnologue 15th edition.

Special characteristics
The deposit includes A. B. Mathews' 'Historical and anthropological report on the Achifawa', an unpublished typewritten manuscript from 1926. There is a physical copy in the National Archives, Kaduna (K2, 068), from which the electronic copy in this corpus was photographed.

Deposit history
The collection was created by Stuart McGill during a PhD project and subsequent postdoctoral fellowship at SOAS. It has since been substantially augmented by native speaker documenters Mohammed Mallam and Markus Yabani.

Status

Curated
Resources online and curated

Depositor

Stuart McGill
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Affiliation: SOAS University of London

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Deposit title: Cicipu documentation

An appeal to Muslims not to reject Cicipu language development, voiced by MoMa over a commercial song.

Recorded on: 2011-05-02




Deposit title: Cicipu documentation

Children's songs and games

Recorded on: Unknown

Keywords: Cicipu - Hausa - Games - Children - games - ToD



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Christian songs

Recorded on: 2011-12-27




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The Ciciya dancing is part of the Ùkúmbù festival, the last festival of the year

Recorded on: 2012-01-01




Deposit title: Cicipu documentation

The festival is called Màsìndíikà (Gender 4, not sure how this relates to Ciciya). If the Caari has died then they will also do the Kezzeme festival on this date (unlike the Korisino division the Kezzeme festival is not held every year).

Recorded on: 2011-09-02




Deposit title: Cicipu documentation

High-paced commentary to the Kezzeme video

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Deposit title: Cicipu documentation

High-paced commentary to the Kezzeme video

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Deposit title: Cicipu documentation

Conversation while watching Kezzeme video

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Dancing in Galadima village

Recorded on: Unknown

Keywords: Cicipu - Song - Wedding - DM



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Songs after the Kezzeme festival

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Keywords: Cicipu - Song - Kezzeme - Mockery - Kezzeme