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Elicitation of the paradigm for the verb 'give'

Description: Sumshot Khular, Shobhana Chelliah, and Tyler Utt review the conjugation of 'give'.
Date: April 2, 2016
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Khular, Sumshot & Utt, Tyler P.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Old Man and Woman Planting

Description: Telling of traditional Meiteiron story Old Man and Woman Planting [Arum in Lamkang] as narrated by Beshot Khullar from Phaidaam (formerly known as P. Pantha).
Date: May 2008
Duration: 1 minute 56 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of the story "Origin of the Lamkang" with Daniel Tholung and Shekarnong Sankhil

Description: A discussion of a recording we have named "The Origin of the Lamkang". Present at the dicussion are David Peterson, Shobhana Chelliah, Sumshot Khular, Daniel Tholung, and Shekarnong Sankhil. The recording illustrates how grammatical information can be gleaned in the process of translating connected text.
Date: August 26, 2009
Duration: 2 hours 55 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the Pear Story: Daniel

Description: This is a trimmed version of longer recording by Daniel Tholung retelling the Pear Story to Shekarnong Sankhil. The recording includes questions by Shekarnong to Daniel about details of the story. Recorded as part of a Linguistics Field Methods class at the University of North Texas.
Date: 2009
Duration: 3 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about Benglam

Description: A Benglam story as told by Beshot Khullar. In this story, Benglam outwits his would-be captors: Caught by the Kuki, Benglam insists he be tied up, but the rope is to be at his elbow and his captors must pull by the rope at a distance. Far from his captors, he slips out of the restraint, ties the rope to a tree, and escapes.
Date: 2008
Duration: 55 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a harvest song

Description: At the University of North Texas, Shekarnong Sankhil sings a harvest song.
Date: November 2009
Duration: 6 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Sankhil, Shekarnong
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of tone in compound words

Description: Sumshot Khular works with Berwyn Chong to collect compounds to study tone sandhi in these forms. The elicitation was done as part of a class project for Phonology at UNT in Fall 2017.
Date: October 27, 2017
Duration: 17 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Chong, Berwyn
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about Benglam

Description: Beshot Khullar tells a traditional Benglam story.
Date: 2008
Duration: 52 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of the Story of Rununuu

Description: Sumshot Khular discusses a written version of Ruunuu story explaining what the characters do and reading the written version.
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Date: February 22, 2017
Duration: 5 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of The Story of Khukhuu

Description: Sumshot Khular provides a word-for-word translation and morpheme analysis of the traditional story Khukhuu Paomin [The Story of Khukhuu].
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Date: February 22, 2017
Duration: 16 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about the need to document Lamkang language and culture

Description: One of several recordings of Shekarnong Sankhil on the importance of documenting Lamkang language and culture. The recordings were made when Mr. Sankhil and Reverend Daniel Tholung were visiting scholars at UNT.
Date: 2009
Duration: 5 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about Benglam

Description: Rex Khullar tells a Benglam Story. In this one, Benglam was sitting on a tree with the intention of cutting it down. He cut the the tree trunk he was sitting on and fell to the ground.
Date: May 2008
Duration: 5 minutes
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about Lamkang heroes

Description: Shekarnong Sankhil discusses a piece in the Souvenir magazine about the heroes of the Lamkang.
Date: December 2, 2009
Duration: 11 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Reading of names with VC VC sequences

Description: Sumshot Khular reads a list of names along with the agentive marker -ngi.
Date: November 6, 2017
Duration: 6 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Burke, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of imperative verbs in frame sentences

Description: A recording of imperative verbs in the frame "Please X" as told by Daniel Tholung and Shekarnong Sankhil. The recording is useful for tone and segment information. Recorded at UNT in 2009.
Date: November 24, 2009
Duration: 5 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Grace Sankhil telling life expereinces story

Description: Recording of Grace Sankhil telling her experiences to Rengpu Rex Khullar.
Date: 2009
Duration: 15 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Reading of the Escape of the Younger Brother

Description: Rex Khullar reads a connected text "Escape of the Younger Brother." This is a sample text provided in the sketch on Lamkang in Grierson's Linguistic Survey of India. The text was later re-recorded with corrections and commentary by Shekarnong Sankhil.
Date: May 2009
Duration: 5 minutes
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Reading of reduplicated forms

Description: Sumshot Khular records a number of phrases with reduplicated modifiers. Rick Weitzman uses a prompt list to record these utterances with the speaker as part of a Phonology course at UNT in Fall 2017.
Date: October 3, 2017
Duration: 8 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Weitzman, Rick
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about Totlang Festival

Description: Shekarnong Sankhil explains different aspects of the Totlang Festival, a central celebration in the Lamkang world. He is speaking in English and talking to Shobhana Chelliah.
Date: December 2009
Duration: 20 minutes
Creator: Sankhil, Shekarnong
Partner: UNT College of Information
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