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Retelling of Ralngam

Description: Hoihte Saihriem, a female speaker from the Barak valley (currently living in Bahbahar) tells the story of Ralngam. In this story, Ralngam befriend a tiger, and they compete and eat food together. Ralngam learns magic from the tiger. Hoihte is 80 at the time of recording, and is also a speaker of Bengali.
Date: September 15, 2012
Duration: 14 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Chemtatepu

Description: Khuhpi Saihriem, a female speaker from the Barak valley (currently living in Bahbahar) tells the story of Chemtatepu. This is a traditional narrative about animals. She is 90 at the time of recording. Khuhpi is also a speaker of Bengali.
Date: September 1, 2012
Duration: 5 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Mairangkoh and Sapinthei

Description: Hoihte Saihrie, aged 64 is a female speaker from Bahbahar village of Cachar district of Assam. She tells the story of a wicked lady who killed the wife of Sapinthei and later married her father. This wicked lady had a daughter named Mairangkoh. Together, they tortured Sapinthei and managed to kill her after she was marriage to a king.
Date: September 15, 2012
Duration: 20 minutes
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Thoiling and Ngambom

Description: Khuhpi Saihriem, a female speaker from the Barak valley (currently living in Bahbahar), tells the story of Thoiling and Ngambom, a traditional narrative about how Ngambom proposes to Thoiling. Khuhpi is 90 at the time of recording, and is also a speaker of Bengali.
Date: September 1, 2012
Duration: 3 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Rengchonghoi

Description: Hoihte Saihrem, aged 80, is a female speaker of Saihriem. She tells the story of a beautiful lady called Rengchonghoi and her seven brothers.
Date: September 15, 2012
Duration: 18 minutes
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of ghosts and spirits

Description: Bahpu Saihriem is a male speaker residing in Bahbahar village of Cachar district of Assam (originally from Nohsa). He tells about the belief of the Saihriems in the existence of ghosts and spirits. He says that the Saihriems believed in different types of ghosts: some are tall, while other are short, and some ghosts have propping eyes that frighten the people who see it.
Date: August 17, 2012
Duration: 2 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of healing rituals

Description: Bahpu Saihriem is a male speaker residing in Bahbahar village of Cachar district of Assam (originally from Nohsa). He tells about the healing rituals practiced by their forefather in the old days.
Date: August 17, 2012
Duration: 2 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
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

Description of wine making

Description: Bahpu Saihriem is a male speaker residing in Bahbahar village of Cachar district of Assam (originally from Nohsa). He tells about the preparation of wine by the Saihriems, and the rituals with which wine is associated.
Date: August 17, 2012
Duration: 3 minutes 01 second
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information
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