[aka Gahuku, Gafuku, Gahuku-Gama]

Classification: Trans-New Guinea




The funeral of Papa Council Abori, Komiyufa Village, Papua New Guinea

The primary language spoken in this video is Alekano (gah). This video was taken during the part of the funeral (hauskrai) where the food which has been prepared by families from across the Alekano speaking area is distributed to the attendees. The primary speaker is Mr. Peter Aieno [This video is published here with the full knowledge and permission of the Abori family.]

Ryan P. Shelby

Ryan Shelby

Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

March 13, 2014