Music and rain ceremony from Nabire.
mediaposted on 2018-07-19, 05:34 authored by Music Archive of Monash University
Tape contains field recordings taken by Subardi in 1979, in West Papua New Guinea, Indonesia. Musicians from Nabire, Kabupaten Paniai, Suku Wadamin, West Papua (Irian), Indonesia. Track information: 02 Suku Wandamin, Lagu Mengambil bintang padi - pray for rain. Famine, no rain. Singer requests rain from dewa. Found around Serui area, Cenderewasih Bay. Bride price - money, kerang, batu. Notes: Recorded by Subardi, head of Museum in Sayapura in 1979.