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Discussion about names of months in Lamkang

Description: Bunghon Suungnem of Leingangching, Beshot Tholung of Thamlapokpi, and Daniel Tholung of Thamlakhuren discuss the names of the months in Lamkang. He explains how some of the months were named differently by the Lamkang Council, which he finds incorrect and wants them to make corrections. He shares the different names given by people from different villages like the Mantri Pantha, which is different to what he knew. He shares how he requested the Lamkang Kver Kunpun to make the necessary correcti… more
Date: January 2, 2004
Duration: 8 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about the folk song Reite Penang

Description: Sankhil Shetphong of Thamlapokpi sings and explains the meaning of the folk song Reite Penang and “Khuungpaar Laa”. The song translates as follows: Flower bloom but we don’t know when they disappear. After they bloom as they disappear from the whole mountain range. [areiyo paar re, reite penang paar ee]. This recording was made as part of Firebird Foundation for Anthropological Research project collection by Sumshot Khular.
Date: January 23, 2017
Duration: 4 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of The Story of the Lamkang Hunter

Description: Lamkang Suk Paomin [The story of the Lamkang Hunter] as told by Sankhil Thamnung Tholungnu. This is a story of how a Lamkang man who was a an expert hunter was captured and enslaved by the Kukis. When they planned to kill him, he was encouraged by his wife to escape. A tiger helped him cross the river and eventually return home to be united with his children.
Date: 2000
Duration: 4 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of The Story of When There Is No Graveyard

Description: Wangchen paomin [The Story of When there is No Graveyard] as told by Sankhil Thamnung Tholungnu of of Thamlakhuren. In this story, a woman marries and lives in a village that has no graveyard. She ends up marrying into this village and here they eat a person when they die.
Date: 2000
Duration: 2 minutes 49 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of Vau Sen -A song nature thanking God for his wonderful creation

Description: Sumshot Khular singing Vau Sen, a song about nature, mountains, hills, trees. wind, water, stars, moon, clouds and all the wonderful creation of the creator God. Calling youths of today, let us rise up to save the environment. Composed by Tony Khular of Thamlakhuren village, Chandel district, Manipur.
Date: August 16, 2016
Duration: 2 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of Soombeel

Description: Sumshot Khular translates a recording of the story of Soombeel as told by Sankhil Thampol Khularnu of Thamlakhuren village. Soombeel is known for her beauty and wit in the Lamkang traditional folk stories.
Date: August 18, 2000
Duration: 2 hours 34 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Partner: UNT College of Information
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