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Discussion about the Totlang K'am festival

Description: Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil speaking about the Totlang K'am festival.
Date: 2010
Duration: 14 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Reading of a verb list

Description: Recording of Daniel Tholung reading a list of verbs in English and Lamkang that he prepared.
Date: ~2010
Duration: 1 minute 26 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of "King and The Old Woman" by Ramzan Ali

Description: Recording of Ramzan Ali reciting the story "Baadshaah ke Jaṭkus," (King and The Old Woman) in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a king is widowed, so his sons go find him a new bride. When she gives birth to a child, a wise woman comes to tell her that her baby will rule the Kingdom, not the two elder sons.
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Date: June 26, 2010
Duration: 38 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Ali, Ramazan
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a song entitled "Hashki"

Description: Recording of Farman Khan and a group singing the traditional song "Hashki," in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
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Date: June 19, 2010
Duration: 5 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a song entitled "Bor Bor"

Description: Recording of Farman Khan and a Group reciting "Bor Bor," a popular folk song in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
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Date: June 19, 2010
Duration: 10 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a poem entitled "Poetry Lesson for the Younger Generation"

Description: Recording of Bulbul-e-Yasin reciting "Poetry Lesson for the Younger Generation," in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
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Date: June 13, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a poem entitled "Burushaski Saqafat" by Irfan Jan

Description: Recording of Irfan Jan reciting "Burushaski Saqafat," or a poem on Burushaski. The poem is recited in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
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Date: June 13, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

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 an elderly couple with a dog

Description: This a traditional story about an elderly couple with a dog; the wife dies and the dog takes the husband to Chom arong (i.e., the village of the dead); the wife does not want to leave, but the husband forces her; upon return to their village, soon somebody else in the village dies, and the wife has to die and go back to Chom arong with the other person.
Date: April 1, 2010
Duration: 12 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about a chain reaction of events that sets off when a frog blocks the road and sits down on an ant that in turn bites the frog

Description: This a traditional story about a chain reaction of events that sets off when a frog blocks the road and sits down on an ant that in turn bites the frog. From there on, one animal suffers from being disturbed or hurt by another animal, and as a consequence accidentally disturbs or hurts another animal, and so on: the ant disturbs the frog, the frog disturbs the squirrel, the squirrel disturbs the pig, the pig disturbs the bird, the bird disturbs the elephant, the elephant kicks a rock, which th… more
Date: April 1, 2010
Duration: 5 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of cleaning and washing

Description: This is a description of the important status of cleanliness in Karbi culture.
Date: April 2, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of cooking alkaline food

Description: This is a description of cooking alkaline food by burning jhum fields and using the ashes.
Date: April 2, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
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

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

Conversation about early life experience

Description: This is a conversation about early life and different festivals celebrated in the village. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: December 3, 2010
Duration: 8 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about school life experience

Description: This is a conversation about school life experience. Dialect: Golaghat Boro
Date: December 3, 2010
Duration: 5 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about CIT Kokrajhar

Description: This is a conversation about CIT Kokrajhar and its surrounding villages. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: December 3, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about cricket game

Description: This is an audio recording which contains a conversation about how cricket is played. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: December 3, 2010
Duration: 6 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description about new year festival

Description: This is a description about the new year festival called Bwisagu. Dialect: Standard Boro
Date: December 3, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Basumatary, Prafulla
Partner: UNT College of Information
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