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Bamboo Instrument Song [reelruu-laa]

Description: Elders who are experts in traditional songs and dance, including Beshot Tholung of Thamlapokpi, Bunghon Suungnem of Leingangching, Shangwar Dilbung of Khuibung, and Beshot Khullar of Phaidaam perform the Bamboo Instrument Song [reelruu-laa]. The “Reelruu” a musical instrument made with a long bamboo and gourd and played for specific dance steps which are performed with this song. This recording was done during Lamkang Student Union [Lamkang Kurchuknao Kunpun] semimar at Charangching village.
Date: 2004
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Benglam Story

Description: Rex Khullar tells a Benglam Story. In this one, Benglam was sitting on the tree with the intention of cutting it down. He cut off the the tree trunk he was sitting on and fell to the ground.
Date: May 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

A Benglam story by Beshot Khullar

Description: A Benglam story by Beshot Khullar. In this story, Benglam outwits his would-be captors: Caught by the Kuki, Benglam insists he be tied up but the rope is to be at his elbow and his captors must pull by the rope at a distance. Far from his captors, he slips out of the restraint, ties the rope to a tree, and escapes.
Date: 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Beshot Khullar and Rex Khullar talk about the Tortlang Kam Festival

Description: Beshot Khullar and Rex Khullar talk about the Tortlang Kam Festival. The exchange is useful for cultural information, lexical items related to this important festival, and question and answer exchanges. Rex Khullar accompanied his father Beshot Khullar to Chennai to share information on Lamkang with Shobhana Chelliah.
Date: May 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Beshot Khullar from Phaidaam Pantha reflects on documentation done on Lamkang

Description: Beshot Khullar reflects on the work that has been done on Lamkang to date, expresses concern for what knowledge is being lost, and requests and thanks Shobhana Chelliah for her work on Lamkang. He mentions a Bible verse of blessings that he quotes from Psalms 126:5,6 Those who sow in tears, shall reap with songs of joy.
Date: May 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Beshot Khullar of Phaidamm reads the Prodigal Son

Description: Beshot Khullar of Phaidamm reads the Prodigal Son. A landowner's second son demands his share of the inheritance before the father's death, goes off and squanders it, and returns to his father, who accepts his penitent son. The older brother, however, is upset at his father's acceptance of his returning brother.
Date: May 22, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Bunghon Suungnem Discusses Establishing a School

Description: Daniel Tholung Collector: Bunghon Suungnem of Leingangching tells what he did for establishing the school in his village and in culture promotion, and then Shettong Jangvei of Charangching, who was earlier in Manipur Rifles, and later he was elected as Member of District council. He shared how the light of education is seen now and how Shekarnong Sankhil organized a student conference where he demonstrated how they shoot the sun and today. Shethong Sankhil organizes we are learning about Haikaa, and he requested to discuss and share how Chuva and Khava went to heaven, how people killed elephant and Sumphai was sold by her brother, we must ask villages to come prepared and he appreciate them. Then Bunghon Suungnem explains about the ornaments and dress the dancers wear.
Date: 2004
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Bunghon Suungnem of Leingangching Sings Phairongsaa, Khungphaai and Simthlei

Description: Daniel Tholung Collection: Bunghon Suungnem of Leingangching sings three different songs Phairongsaa, Khungphaai,Simthlei. He sings about the Haika village, Aibul responded we are populous and we draw our water from streams dry. Raalveen-said we are the border and we fought the war against the enemies. Chkhum-boast about their celebrating the Merit Festival called the Totlang Kam. At dawn they sang Var khuu thleng nge,pyu busuk pva busuk ting-tang. Meikhunu hinni’ktlun nuh.
Date: 2004
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Causative constructions

Description: Lamkang causative constructions discussed by Shobhana Chelliah and Sumshot Khular. From this recording one can learn about noun marking in causative constructions as well as the type of verb that takes the causative and the position of directional prefixes in causative constructions.
Date: 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Chaakhei Klou, the Harvest Festival

Description: Daniel Tholung Collection: 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.
Date: 2004
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Control Constructions, Part I

Description: A recording of discussion of sentences demonstrating which verbs which take complement clauses that have either a co-referential object or subject with the main clause. The purpose for the elicitation was to see if the co-referential NP is overt or unexpressed and to see what other morphology shows up in the complement clause.
Date: 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Control Constructions, Part II

Description: A recording of discussion of sentences demonstrating which verbs which take complement clauses that have either a co-referential object or subject with the main clause. The purpose for the elicitation was to see if the co-referential NP is overt or unexpressed and to see what other morphology shows up in the complement clause.
Date: 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information