Dempekan

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Dempekan
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Date Created:
1993
Extent:
23 sentences and 5 notes
Description:
In this short account Dempekan, the Subanen counterpart of Noah, survives a Great Flood that lasts seven days. Elements reflecting Subanen culture are Dempekan's use of a raft with rattan rope, and the governing of his village by arbiters.
This text is published under the title "Dempekan II" in the book "A voice from many rivers: Central Subanen oral and written literature; Su gesalan nu nga Subaanen di melaun tinubigan".
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Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Country:
Philippines
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Entry Number:
48796
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