Retelling of Liandova and His Brother

One of 68 recordings in the series: Lalnunthangi Chhangte Collection available on this site.
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Recording of a traditional story about two brothers who are both poor orphans. The story describes their struggles, and how they never had enough food to eat. Later on, they get lucky by finding the insides of a python that the villagers had skinned and cut up. The brothers take the insides to eat, but find valuable gems inside and become rich. The moral of the story is that you should never look down on the poor and the orphans.

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Chhangte, Lalnunthangi September 18, 1985.

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Recording of a traditional story about two brothers who are both poor orphans. The story describes their struggles, and how they never had enough food to eat. Later on, they get lucky by finding the insides of a python that the villagers had skinned and cut up. The brothers take the insides to eat, but find valuable gems inside and become rich. The moral of the story is that you should never look down on the poor and the orphans.

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1 recording (30 min., 43 sec.)

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Mizo Language Resource

Community collection of audio recordings of modern spoken Mizo covering three generations of male and female speakers, including children, recorded between 1970 and 1990 by Thangi Chhangte. Many of the speakers featured in this collection, such as Chhangte’s grandparents, were born in the early 1900s.

Computational Resource on South Asian Languages

The Computational Resource for South Asian Languages (CoRSAL) is a digital archive for source audio, video, and text on the minority languages of South Asia.

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  • September 18, 1985

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  • Aug. 10, 2020, 7:48 a.m.

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  • Aug. 14, 2020, 10:19 p.m.

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Chhangte, Lalnunthangi. Retelling of Liandova and His Brother, audio recording, September 18, 1985; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1705913/: accessed September 28, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.

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