Bilum song (English)

Bilum song (English)

Going down the banks of Waembil river,
Will harvest some natural fiber,
After the harvest of natural fiber,
Will make a walg (bilum),
After making a bilum,
Will find a groom,
After finding the groom,
Will make love to him,
After making love,
Will bear him a son,
After giving birth to a son,
Put him in this walg (bilum),
After putting him in this bilum,
Will give him to his father,
After giving him to his father,
Will make a garden,
After making the garden,
Will be my survival for life.

Translated by Cathy Kata.