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Discussion of the Tortlang Festival

Description: A discussion of the Tortlang Festival by Shetkarnong Sankhil.
Date: November 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion about nouns

Description: A discussion with Beshot Khullar about singular and plural nouns. Shobhana Chelliah and Harimohon Thounaojam are discussants.
Date: May 12, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion about speech acts in Lamkang

Description: Rex Khullar, Beshot Khullar, and Harimohon Thounaojam compare a variety of speech acts in Manipuri (Meiteiron) and Lamkang
Date: May 24, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of a word list

Description: Beshot Khullar and Rex Khullar read and discuss a word list compiled by Harimohon Thounaojam.
Date: May 19, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of reduplication

Description: Discussion of reduplication with positive and negative connotations
Date: May 24, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of speech acts

Description: Shekarnong Sankhil and Daniel Tholung discuss various speech acts at a UNT Field Methods class in Fall 2009.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of speech acts

Description: Rex Khullar provides discussion and examples of speech acts: complimenting, apologizing, commanding and a traditional trickster story. These are compared to Manipuri (Meiteiron) speech acts with discussion from Harimohon Thounaojam.
Date: 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of the Raapa Story

Description: Translation of story of Raapa as told by Bunghon Suungnem. In this story, a tiger, angry at being duped by Koreng, eats him. Koreng's sisters vow to marry whoever kills the tiger, and the only one able to do it is Raapa. Jealous, the other men conspire to kill Raapa, but he survives two attempts and tricks them so that they drown. In the end Koreng's sisters kill Raapa.
Date: August 26, 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of the Squirrel Story [Theipa Paomin]

Description: A discussion of the Squirrel Story [Theipa Paomin] with Beshot Khullar about his telling of the story. This recording could be used to illustrate how linguists can get aids to analyzing grammars via transcription and translation of connected text.
Date: May 17, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of The Story of Seven Sons

Description: Translation discussion of the Story of Seven Sons as told by SK Angtoi recorded by Rex Khular and Harimohon Thounaojam.
Date: August 26, 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

A Benglam story by Mary

Description: A Benglam Story by Mary
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about the hospital in Chandel and preparing for the Totlaam Kam festival

Description: Recording of Beshot Khullar and Rex Khullar discussing the hospital in Chandel and about preparing for the Totlaam Kam festival. There are three tracks; the first is the voice of Harimohon Thounaojam encouraging the speakers to pick a topic of conversation. The back and forth is clearly produced for the sake of the recorder and often resembles an interview rather than conversation.
Date: May 18, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about the origin of clan names

Description: Shetkarnong Sankhil discusses the origin of clan names with Shobhana Chelliah when visiting UNT.
Date: November 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation 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 20, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about traditional Lamkang burials

Description: Shetkarnong Sankhil talks to Shobhana Chelliah about how the Lamkang traditionally carried out burials.
Date: November 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about traditional narratives, Part 1

Description: Rex Khullar, Mary, and Grace Sankhill discuss which traditional narratives they remember for sharing with the team.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about why linguists record conversations

Description: Recording of a discussion among Harimohon Thounaojam, Rex Khullar, and Beshot Khullar about why linguists record conversations.
Date: May 17, 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information