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Discussion of Laa kthee

Description: Discussion of traditional songs by Shetwor Dilbung and Bunghon Suungnem at a storytelling festival funded by the NSF project and organized and implemented by Rex Khullar and Harimohon Thounaojam. The speakers discuss the types of songs they would like to collect and archaic vocabulary used in songs. They also discuss the Totlang festival in Phaidaam in 2008.
Date: May 23, 2009
Duration: 9 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information

Interview about Lamkang language and society

Description: Rex Khullar of Phaidam discusses with Grace Sankhil (who lives in Delhi) and Mary of Phaidam about her visit to Delhi. They also discuss the current situation of the Lamkang language and how Lamkang society is now, what needs to be done to encourage progress of the community.
Date: January 11, 2009
Duration: 5 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of The Story of Suhuinu

Description: The story of Suhuinu or How one mimics the sound of different animals.
Date: August 26, 2009
Duration: 3 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about home life

Description: Dilbung Kennedy, studying and living in Delhi, talks about his family in Khorpii village.
Date: 2009
Duration: 4 minutes 39 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about life in Delhi and life back home in Lamkang paam

Description: Robert Levion and Rengpu Rex Khullar talk about life in Delhi and life back in Manipur. The conversation takes place at a student's house in North Delhi with several young Lamkang speakers present.
Date: 2009
Duration: 16 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Interview about professions and travel, Part 1

Description: Rex Khullar, Rona Sankhil, and Rose Khullar converse about what they do for a living, about visiting family in Manipur and what places they should visit in Delhi.
Date: 2009
Duration: 6 minutes 49 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about traditional narratives, Part 1

Description: Rex Khullar, Mary, and Grace Sankhil discuss which traditional narratives they remember for sharing with the team.
Date: 2009
Duration: 5 minutes 52 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

Analytical discussion about question formation

Description: A discussion with Beshot Khullar and Rengpu Rex Khullar on how questions are formed in Lamkang.
Date: May 23, 2009
Duration: 23 minutes 50 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

Conversation about the origin of clan names

Description: Shekarnong Sankhil discusses the origin of clan names with Shobhana Chelliah while visiting UNT.
Date: November 2009
Duration: 16 minutes 59 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

Traditional story about Benglam

Description: Recording of Grace Sankhil telling a short Benglam story. Afterwards, Rex provides a translation into English to explain to Shobhana why the story was funny.
Date: 2009
Duration: 2 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
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

Monologue about hunting and portioning out meat to the village and family

Description: Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi talks about the Lamkang hunting process and thereafter how the hunted meat is eaten in the village and the ritual of giving meat portions to the uncles and sisters.
Date: 2009
Duration: 2 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of the Story of Invading the Village Haika

Description: In this retelling of "Invading the Village Haika" told by Shetwor Dilbung we get an account of how the Kuki (Khungsai) people invaded the village Haika to take revenge on a Lamkang man for killing a Kuki woman. At the time of the invasion the people of Haika were celebrating the Merit Feast (Totlang). When the attack was announced, people at first did not believe it.
Date: 2009
Duration: 4 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex
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

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

Monolgue on the Totlang Festival

Description: A discussion of the Totlang Festival by Shekarnong Sankhil.
Date: November 2009
Duration: 7 minutes 51 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
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