Chaakhei Klou, the Harvest Festival

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Beshot Tholung of Thamlapoki discusses the Chaakhei Klou, the Harvest Festival. He explains the rituals that are followed in the process of harvesting of the crops. He shares about the feast called DilK’or, the festival of the harvest. He explains how they conduct a recitation to invite the crops from the field to the barns. A “ Khulpuu” elder will call all the human spirits to also come back home from the fields to the homes.

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Tholung, Daniel 2004.

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Beshot Tholung of Thamlapoki discusses the Chaakhei Klou, the Harvest Festival. He explains the rituals that are followed in the process of harvesting of the crops. He shares about the feast called DilK’or, the festival of the harvest. He explains how they conduct a recitation to invite the crops from the field to the barns. A “ Khulpuu” elder will call all the human spirits to also come back home from the fields to the homes.

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Lamkang Language Resource

Annotated texts with accompanying sound files and aligned transcriptions for study of the Lamkang language spoken in India and Myanmar.

Computational Resource on South Asian Languages

Presentations and video from the 2017 CoRSAL meeting, Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resource on South Asian Languages. This CHARN-funded symposium seeks to gain advice from experienced language curators, data depositors, and archivists in the practical and scientific challenges in creating a language repository.

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  • 2004

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  • Oct. 14, 2018, 6:34 a.m.

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  • Dec. 18, 2018, 2:07 p.m.

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Tholung, Daniel. Chaakhei Klou, the Harvest Festival, audio recording, 2004; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1281843/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.