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A white sweet potato from Tony Khular' s garden Thamlakhuren Village, Chandel District, Manipur, India.

Description: A white sweet potatoes from Tony Khular' s garden in Thamlakhuren village. Sweet potatoes are grown widely in the Lamkang community and is consumed in the homes and some families sell them for subsistence income too. This picture is taken during a visit to the Lamkangs in Chandel district, Manipur, India.
Date: January 2018
Creator: Burke, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Mithun kept in preparation for feast

Description: Photograph of a special Sildak (mithun) kept ready for Columbus Khular's wedding feast of Kongpe Aibul village taken during the visit to the Lamkangs in Chandel, Manipur, India. Sildak is a prized animal known for its meat, used in several rituals, ceremonies and festivities like Totlang K'am, Marriages, death and wedding ceremonies and other festivities.
Date: January 2018
Creator: Burke, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of hunting practices

Description: Bahpu Saihriem is a male speaker residing in Bahbahar village of Cachar district of Assam (originally from Nohsa). He tells the hunting practices of their forefathers. Now, such hunting practices are no longer practiced, especially after they have come to live in the plains of Assam.
Date: August 17, 2012
Duration: 3 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of a crab [aai]

Description: Photograph of crab [aai]. Crab is one of the many delicacies in Lamkang cuisines. It can be eaten cooked. It is stored in bamboo container in order to ferment it after the crab is crushed in mortal adding some ginger, garlic, salt and chillies.
Date: 2009
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Partner: UNT College of Information

Mithun kept in preparation for feast

Description: Photograph of a special Sildak (mithun) kept ready for Colunbus Khular's wedding feast of Kongpe Aibul village taken during the visit to the Lamkangs in Chandel, Manipur, India. Sildak is a priced animal known for its meat, used in several rituals, ceremonies and festivities like Totlang K'am, Marriages, death and wedding ceremonies and other festivities.
Date: January 2018
Creator: Burke, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Lamkang community meat cutting by men during the first death anniversary of late Behon Shilshi at Deering Khu village

Description: Lamkang community meat cutting by men during the first death anniversary of late Behon Shilshi at Deering Khu village. This picture shows how they are cutting the pieces to serve the community. Organized by the family of Loveson Shilshi in memory of his late father. Participated by the community members and by the Lamkang Language Education Committee and SIL in order to document the Lamkang culture, dances and songs.
Date: March 4, 2014
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of a Burusho ceremonial dish

Description: Photograph of a dish called "ishpiri" in Yasin Burushaski and "burum-hanak" in Nagar and Hunza dialects of Burushaski. This consists of a bunch of flat breads and a lump of butter. This is the opening course of ceremonial meals, and is presented to welcome an important person visiting the home.
Date: June 2010
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information
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