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Discussion of Songs [Laa kthee]

Description: Discussion of traditional songs by Shetwor Dilbung and Bunghon Suungnem at a storytelling festival funded by the NSF project and organized and implemented by Rex Khullar and Harimohon Thounaojam. The speaker discuss the types of songs they would like to collect and archaic vocabulary used in songs. They also discuss the Totlaang festival in Phaidaam in 2008.
Date: May 23, 2009
Creator: Khullar, Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information

Rex Khullar of Phaidaam interviews Grace and Mary also of Phaidaam

Description: Rex Khullar of Phaidam discusses with Grace Sankhil (who lives in Delhi) and Mary of Phaidam about her visit to Delhi. They also discuss the current situation of the Lamkang language and how Lamkang society is now, what needs to be done to encourage progress of the community.
Date: January 11, 2009
Creator: Khullar. Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Origin of Lamkang (V) by Bunghon Suungnem

Description: Bunghon Suungnem tells a story, including translations or word for word of the stories collected during the Storytelling Festival.
Date: 2009
Creator: Khullar, Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Squirrel Story [Theipa Paomin] as told by Sankhil Bunghon of Keithelmanbi

Description: The Squirrel Story [Theipa Paomin] as told by Sankhil Bunghon of Keithelmanbi. This traditional narrative follows a well-known feature of stacked causally related events where one misadventure leads to another. It includes a traditional form of seeking justice from a court of elders and of personification of animals.
Date: 2009
Creator: Khullar, Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information

Origin of the Lamkang, Part 1 as told by Bunghong Suungnem

Description: Origin of the Lamkang, Part 1 as told by Bunghong Suungnem who retells a traditional history of how in the beginning of creation man and animals spoke the same language and how man was given the authority to name the birds and animals and everything that is therein.
Date: August 26, 2009
Creator: Rex Khullar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Creation Story, Part 2. Boy Descending from the Sun as told by Bunghon Suungnem.

Description: Bunghon Suungnem tells the story of Boy Descended from the Sun, including translations or word for word of the stories collected during the Storytelling Festival. The recording also includes D. Shetwor, Beshot Khullar and Suungnem Bunghon discussing Lamkang Clan naming and the folk songs that need to be learned and and imparted to the community.
Date: August 26, 2009
Creator: Rex Khullar
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Story of the Seven Sons as told by Angtoi Sankhil

Description: The story of seven sons as told by Angtoi Sankhil. A man is killed by a tiger, and as his six sons go to avenge him, he kills them too one by one. The mother is pregnant with a seventh son, who is able to foretell events while still in the womb. After the child learns how his father died, he goes to confront the tiger and his wife. He avoids the tiger's attempt to kill him, takes back his father's head from the tiger's possession, and vanquishes the tiger.
Date: 2009
Creator: Khullar, Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information