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Retelling of Lenconghoi

Description: Phalthing Haokip, a female speaker tells the story of a beautiful lady called Lenchonghoi who lived with her seven brothers. In the story, a wicked man called Khalbompu tries to take away Lenchonghoi to be his wife.
Date: May 31, 2012
Duration: 22 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of belief systems

Description: Houjahen Haokip, a male speaker from Manipur (currently living in Lambung) explains the belief of God and the various spirits. He is 85 at the time of recording. The Thadou believed in the existence of both the supreme God who is in control of everything and the various spirits who inflict sickness when they are instigated by human beings who cannot see the spirits with their naked eyes.
Date: June 22, 2013
Duration: 7 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of birth ceremonies

Description: Houjahen Haokip, a male speaker from Manipur (currently living in Lambung) explains birth ceremonies in Thadou. He is also a speaker of Manipuri. He is 85 at the time of recording. When a baby is born, friends and relatives visit and give gifts. A priest blesses the child and gives them the name of their grandfather, whichever of their grandfathers lived the longest life.
Date: June 22, 2013
Duration: 6 minutes 01 second
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Phumtampa and Changkhatpu

Description: Phalting Haokip, a female speaker from Manipur (currently living in Lambung) tells the traditional story 'Phumtampa leh Changkhatpu' in Thadou. In this story, Phumtampa is proposing to Changkhatpu. She is also a speaker of Manipuri. She is 83 at the time of recording.
Date: June 2, 2012
Duration: 29 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the love story of Chingnu and Helen

Description: Joujam Haokip is a female speaker. She hails from Churachandpur Manipur. She tells a modern love story of Chingnu (a girl) and Helen (a boy).
Date: May 22, 2012
Duration: 8 minutes 40 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of ceremonies related to death of a person

Description: Houjahen Haokip, aged 85 at the of recording, is a male speaker. He tells the rituals and ceremonies performed at the time of death of a person.
Date: June 22, 2013
Duration: 5 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the love story of Khupting and Ngambom

Description: Veninei Haokip is a female speaker of Thadou from Lambung village in Tamenlong district of Manipur. She tells the immortal love story of two lovers Khupting and Ngambom. She is 80 years old at the time of recording.
Date: May 22, 2012
Duration: 1 minute 38 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the Vine Cutter

Description: Phalting Haokip, a female speaker from Manipur (currently living in Lambung), tells the traditional story 'Lengbante' in Thadou. She is also a speaker of Manipuri. She is 83 at the time of recording. In this story, seven sons compete with their father to cut a rope made of vine. It tells of the origin of lightning.
Date: June 2, 2012
Duration: 12 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Mainouloute

Description: Phalting Haokip, a female speaker from Manipur (currently living in Lambung), tells the traditional story 'Mainouloute' in Thadou. She is also a speaker of Manipuri. She is 83 at the time of recording. In this story, a family gets fruits from their garden and family members transform into birds.
Date: June 2, 2012
Duration: 7 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Mailangkoh

Description: Phalting Haokip, a female speaker of Thadou from Manipur (currently living in Lambung), tells the traditional story 'Mailangkoh'. She is also a speaker of Manipuri. She is 83 at the time of recording. In this story, a mother disappears while fishing and the children try to catch her in the river.
Date: June 2, 2012
Duration: 24 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of marriage ceremonies

Description: Houjahen Haokip, a male speaker from Manipur (currently living in Lambung) explains marriage ceremonies in Thadou. He is also a speaker of Manipuri. He is 85 at the time of recording. The man must approach the parents of the bride with a pot of wine and ask permission to marry their daughter. Then they set a date, and the families offer an animal (often, a mithun) for the ceremony.
Date: June 22, 2013
Duration: 4 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of village administration

Description: Houjahen Haokip, a male speaker from Manipur (currently living in Lambung) explains village administration in Thadou. He is also a speaker of Manipuri. He is 85 at the time of recording. The council of ministers helps the chief make decisions for the village, such as divorce, announcing news, and dealing with thieves.
Date: June 22, 2013
Duration: 5 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang
Partner: UNT College of Information
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