Takwarkas: Myths from Chambri (East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea) / Tumbunas Stori bilong Chambri (East Sepik Province, Papua Niugini) / Myths de Chambri (East Sepik Province, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée)

 
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This book is a compilation of 30 myths from Chambri Lakes (East Sepik Province). All of them were told by Angelus Mepa, a village elder. During the years preceding his death in 2005, he asked the editor of this book to transcript under a written form the knowledge he acquired since childhood. These narrations depict the ancestral world of a little community living on an island in the middle of the second biggest lake of Papua New Guinea. Despite the fact that Chambri form a little community, they are gifted with a very rich oral literature heritage. And like many other societies in Melanesia, the elders are worrying about the loss of their environment, the elders fear that nobody would be able to hold and transmit what they learned from their parents. Angelus Mepi decided to set up a book which would be an anthology of what he had learned. This collection of stories was for him a theoretical base to which he referred to understand the land, his history, his lineage and his traditions. This intimate account of a wise man is an innovative and emotional approach of oral literature in Papua New Guinea. It is offered in three language: Tok Pisin (the original version), followed by translation into English and in French.

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