Cambodia: A member of the S'aoch minority tells a story in his language

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This is the first of two audio clips to accompany Jared Ferrie's story: An ancient language, and a people, face extinction in Cambodia

In this clip Noi, a member of the S'aoch community, tells a story in his language, S'aoch, about a 19th century attack in which a Thai admiral captured S'aoch and took them as slaves. Jean-Michel Filippi translates.

Click here to listen to the other audio clip, in which French linguist Jean Michel Filippi talks about the language and culture of the S'aoch. 

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Date: 23/09/2010

Countries:

Cambodia

Categories:

Culture and Tradition
Language

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