Sherbro (African people) -- Social life and customs, Sherbro language, Sherbro (African people) -- Personal narratives
African Languages and Societies | Applied Linguistics
Ansu Kargboro interviewed by Abdulai Bendu, around 45-50 years old, no education, Palai, Kargboro Chiefdom, farmer with three wives, Sherbro, Temne, Krio. He is a second-generation farmer but his two children are enrolled in school down in Freetown. His mother also helped with the farming, says she used to “pick grass”. She was a nɔsonthiɛ or ‘weeding person’; she did her husband’s work as is stated in the interview. She also bore him ten children. Claims that only Bolom spoken in his village, but then later admits that other languages are being spoken in his town, Palai. She doesn’t feel good about Bolom disappearing – one should speak the language of one’s natal village.
Africa, Sierra Leone, Lipalai
Ansu Kargboro (consultant), Abdulai Bendu (researcher)
Childs, George Tucker, "Ansu Kagboro Interview" (2016). The Sherbro Language and Culture of Sierra Leone. 47.