Historical information: Mokpwe is a Bantu language spoken by the Bakweri people of Cameroon. The recording that constitutes this collection was produced in the Language Laboratory (now the Berkeley Language Center) at the University of California, Berkeley in 1972. Colston Westbrook (1937-1989) was at the time a graduate student in the Department of Linguistics.
Scope and content: This collection consists of a single recording of a text in Mokpwe titled "The Bird and the Pepper", with translation.
Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
Preferred citation: Mokpwe Sound Recording, SCL LA 62, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2QR4V3V
Description: Note from depositor: "An uninterrupted story, 'The Bird in [sic] the Pepper,' given first in Bakweri [sic], then Wescos (Pidgin), and lastly in her variety of Cameroon Standard English". On a 1982 release form the date of recording is given as November 23, 1972, not November 3.