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The Jalakeli Project: Women's Oral Histories: On the House of Ngangbam

Description: Sundari Ngangbam, a member of the Choir of the Royal Daughters, reminisces about her father, singer Ngangbam Nimai, Manipur's first recording artist, and her family, the House of Ngangbam to which Maharani Dhanamanjuri Devi belonged.
Date: October 4, 2017
Creator: Roy, L. Somi
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Jalakeli Project: Women's Oral Histories: Mohinisana "The Whistler" Ningthemcha on Family, Marriage and Performance

Description: Mohinisana Ningthemcha Elangbam Ongbi, renowned in her day as "The Whistler" talks about social values and their impact on marriage and performance. On growing up in a traditional elite family, restrictions on socialising, her arranged marriage, rules of exogamy, worship, and interaction with the royal court.
Date: October 3, 2017
Creator: Roy, L. Somi
Partner: UNT College of Information

[News Clip: India cyclone]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering an unknown news story. This b-roll footage from another unknown news station shows storm damage shot from a moving car. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
Date: October 31, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Jalakeli Project: Thoidingjam Lakshmipriya Devi Interview on Jalakeli and Organization

Description: Thoidingjam Lakshmipriya Devi talks about the Jalakeli. She is the President of the Shree Shree Govinda Jiu Jalakeli Pala. The interview is in Manipuri and in 8 parts: 1) How I came to the Jalakeli 2) My mother Maharaj Kumari Angousana Devi 3) My grandmother Maharani Dhanamanjuri Devi: How she started the Choir of the Daughters-in-Law 4) The Songs of the Choir of the Daughters: The Patronage of the Maharajas 5) How I organize the Jalakeli 6) My aunt Maharaj Kumari Binodini Devi: Why she never joined the Jalakeli 7) Where and When the Jalakeli is Offered 8) Remembering their Names: The Invisibility of Women in Manipur's Recorded History The Jalakeli is a HIndu Vaishnav women's performance ritual offered by the two choirs of the Shree Shree Govinda Jiu Jalakeli Pala. The main summer ritual is held every year on Buddha Purnima, the full moon of Kalen (9 May 2017) at the Shree Shree Govindajee Temple of the Royal Palace of Manipur. It is a cycle of songs sung in classical Manipuri sankirtana style by the royal women descendants of Maharaja Narasingh of Manipur (1792-1850). The songs praise Lord Krishna and Lady Radha as they come out to play with water at a fountain. This video is a part of THE JALAKELI PROJECT, Imasi Foundation's web-based, digital, Manipuri women's oral history initiative framed by this traditional women's sankirtana performance ritual of Manipur.
Date: June 25, 2017
Creator: Devi, Thoidingjam Lakshmipriya
Partner: UNT College of Information

Video of Jalakeli at the Palace Temple of Manipur

Description: This video is of Jalakeli, a women's Hindu Vaishnav ritual performance of Manipur, India. It was offered, as annual custom dictates, by the Shree Shree Govinda Jiu Jalakeli Pala on Buddha Purnima, the full moon of the Manipuri lunar month of Kalen (9 May 2017) at the Shree Shree Govindajee Temple of the Royal Palace of Manipur.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Shree Shree Govinda Jiu Jalakeli Pala
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Jalakeli Project: Women and Education, and the Role of the House of Narasingh

Description: An interview with Thoidingjam Lakshmipriya Devi and Huidrom Anuradha Devi. daughters of Maharaj Kumari Angousana Devi, of the Shree Shree Govinda Jiu Jalakeli Pala of Manipur. On getting their education, the establishment of Dhanamanjuri University in Manipur by their grandmother Maharani Dhanamanjuri Devi; their education and teachers at Tamphasana Girls High School founded by their aunt Maharaj Kumari Tamphasana Devi; and the founding of Tombisana Boys High School by their second aunt Maharaj Kumari Tombisana Devi.
Date: 2017
Creator: Rajkumar, Rajeev
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with children III

Description: Recording of children having a discussion. The children are speaking in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2004
Creator: children
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Raja Majid

Description: Recording of Raja Majid having a discussion.
Date: 2004
Creator: Majid, Raja
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with children I

Description: Recording of Burusho children in Srinagar having a discussion. The children are speaking in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2004
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with children IV

Description: Recording of Burusho children in Srinagar having a discussion during playtime. The children are speaking in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2004
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Raja Safdar Ali and family

Description: Recording of Raja Safdar Ali Khan (Master Ji) having a discussion with a group in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2004
Creator: Khan, Raja Safdar Ali
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with children II

Description: Recording of children having a discussion. The children are speaking in the Srinagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: 2004
Creator: children
Partner: UNT College of Information