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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

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

Traditional story of an ungrateful son

Description: This is a story of an ungrateful boy who leaves his parents in search of a job; he retuns home with his friend one day and introduces his mother as a working woman; the mother cries a lot, the boy gets back to job and dies. Dialect: Sanzari
Date: February 3, 2009
Duration: 4 minutes 30 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story of a fortunate daughter-in-law

Description: This is a story of a newly married daughter-in-law who was fortunate to become rich out of whatever activity she undertakes. Dialect: Sanzari
Date: February 3, 2009
Duration: 25 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative on family and early education

Description: This is a personal narrative on family and early life. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: February 5, 2009
Duration: 9 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of how the Black Dal curry is prepared

Description: This is a description of how the Boro traditional dish, black dal curry with chicken is prepared. Dialect: Standard Boro.
Date: February 7, 2009
Duration: 4 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Narzary, Nareswar
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of weaving practices

Description: This is a description of different weaving tools and how weaving is traditionally done by the Boros. Dialect: Bwddwn
Date: February 9, 2009
Duration: 5 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative on early life experience

Description: This is a personal narrative about early life. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: May 8, 2009
Duration: 5 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Bihung
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description about making a bamboo sieve

Description: This is a description about making bamboo sieve. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: May 9, 2009
Duration: 2 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Bihung
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description about silk rearing

Description: This is a description about silk rearing and making sticky glue out of rice. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: May 9, 2009
Duration: 1 minute
Creator: Brahma, Bihung
Partner: UNT College of Information

Narrative about social system

Description: This is a narrative about personal experience on social systems of past and present. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: May 9, 2009
Duration: 8 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Bihung
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

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 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

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

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

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
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