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Traditional story about two twin girls being brought up by tigers

Description: This a traditional story about two twin girls (hingchong musoso) that are born to the human wife of a king, who also has a second wife who is a witch. The witch is jealous and abandons the girls, who are subsequently brought up by tigers. After having grown up, they return to their father’s kingdom and tell their story. The father learns the truth, the witch dies, and the reunited family lives happily ever after.
Date: March 31, 2010
Duration: 10 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about step-parenthood

Description: This a traditional story about step-parenthood: the mother of two children (with the names Rengso and Onso) dies and the father marries again; the new stepmother is evil and mistreats her step-children, whereupon the father does not know what to do and both abandons his children in the jungle and kills his wife.
Date: March 31, 2010
Duration: 6 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about Boro history

Description: This is a narration about the Boro history. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 9 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a folksong

Description: This is a performance of a Boro folk song. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 1 minute 42 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a folksong

Description: This is a performance of a Boro folk song. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 5 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a folksong

Description: This is a Boro folk song. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 6 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about ethnic conflict

Description: This is a personal narrative about the conflict between the Adivasis and the Boros in Kokrajhar district. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 15 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description about preparing Onla dish

Description: This is a description of how to prepare traditional dish called Onla. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description about weaving Dokhona

Description: This is a description about how to weave a traditional dress called Dokhona.
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 7 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a folksong

Description: This is a Boro folk song. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 4, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the widow sister story

Description: This is a folktale about the widow sister. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 2, 2010
Duration: 17 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the lazy husband story

Description: This is a folktale about the lazy husband. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 2, 2010
Duration: 14 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the boatman story

Description: This is a folktale about the boatman story. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 2, 2010
Duration: 16 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the fortune teller story

Description: This isa folktale about a fortune teller. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 2, 2010
Duration: 19 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the season story

Description: This is a folktale about seasons. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: March 1, 2010
Duration: 21 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about the reformation of the Bathou religion

Description: Recording of a conversation between Prafulla Basumatary (Male, age 52) and Babrubahan Swargiary (Male, age 63) in which Babrubahan describes the reformation of the Bathou religion and various programs and activities along with different wings affiliated to All Bathou Mahasabha.
Date: March 3, 2020
Duration: 16 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Script reading on felicitation and thanks-giving.

Description: Recording of a script reading by Jwmwisa Boro (Male, age 20) on felicitation and thanks-giving.
Date: March 9, 2020
Duration: 4 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Formal speech about social customs

Description: Recording of a formal speech by Kameswar Basumatary (Male, age 60) which contains a description of a village situation, personal career, advice to parents, and thanks-giving.
Date: March 9, 2020
Duration: 11 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #128 - Frank Zappa, part 2

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Frank Zappa in Glendale, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: March 5, 1969
Duration: 40 minutes 30 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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