David C. Wakefield


7500 W. Camp Wisdom Road
Dallas, TX 75236



Current positions

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Language proficiency

Research interests

Selected publications

Publications in SIL International Bibliography

2001. “Sectarianism and the Miniafia people of Papua New Guinea, ” In Journal of Ritual Studies, Vol.15, 2:38-54.

1992. Getting off on the right foot: The confessions of St. Lefty, 26pp. Ukarumpa: SIL-PNG.

1991. We Must Not Forget (David P. & Deborah Crough, producers) SIL International film: Dallas, TX

1989. “Dog-pigs and other people. ” In Data papers on Papua New Guinea languages, vol. 36: 65-71. (ed., Karl Franklin). Studies In Componential Analysis. Ukarumpa: SIL-PNG.

1979. Papua New Guinea: Diversity by design. (picture book) 32 pp. Ukarumpa: SIL-PNG.

Selected papers presented

1998. “Religious pluralism and the Miniafia people of Papua New Guinea, ” Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (Hilo, HI).

1989. “The shape and contents of Miniafia moral domain, ” Anthropology Consultants’ Update SIL-PNG.