Dogon Sign Language Corpus
The Dogon Sign Language Corpus is a collection of Dogo Sign Language video recordings, collected in the Dogon area in Mali. Data collection took place between 2010 and 2012 and was done by a deaf-led team of Malian signers and lead by Victoria Nyst. The following formats were collected: personal narratives, interviews about personal history, signed guided tours by deaf signers around the house, fields and nature, elicited lexical data, reports by the team members of the the data collection. The recordings are stored as 341 separate clips.
|Language||Dogon Sign Language|
|Size||32 hours of recording|
59 deaf, 2 hard of hearing, 7 hearing
3 – 80 years, average 30 years
41 male, 27 female
|Annotation||Annotation on gloss level for 87 videoclips (25%)|
|Institution||Center for Linguistics, Leiden University|
|Publications||Nyst et al. (2012)|
Articles mentioned above
- Victoria Nyst, Kara Sylla, Moustapha Magassouba (2012). "Deaf signers in Douentza, a rural area in Mali". In: Sign Languages in Village Communities, p. 251. DOI: 10.1515/9781614511496.251.
This entry was last modified on 6 January 2023.