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Retelling of the Pear Story: Beshot

Description: A retelling of the Pear Story, as narrated by Beshot Khullar
Date: January 2010
Duration: 1 minute 55 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue about traditional practices of the Lamkang

Description: Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi discusses the Lamkang traditional practices with respect to agriculture, festivals, and ceremonies. He talks about how the Lamkang settled on their ancestral land.
Date: 2010
Duration: 35 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about traditional vegetables, Christmas celebrations, and clothing, Part 3

Description: In conversation with Rengpu Rex Khullar and Rose Khullar of Phaidaam (formerly known as P. Pantha), Rona Sankhil reviews local traditional vegetables from different seasons found in her village in Manipur. She talks about Christmas celebrations and traditional Lamkang clothing. The conversation took place in Noida, suburbs of New Delhi.
Date: 2010
Duration: 13 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation in Lamkang between Shetkarnong Sankhil and Tholung Daniel

Description: A conversation between Daniel Tholung and Shekarnong Sankhil. This was a staged conversation for the sake of an undergraduate Phonetics and Phonology class at the University of North Texas. We recorded the conversation and then immediately used to demonstrate annotation with PRAAT acoustic software.
Date: October 23, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on the need to document Lamkang

Description: Reverend Daniel Tholung of Thamlakhuren discusses the need to work toward promoting and preserving the language. He talks about how Shobhana Chelliah began her work on the Lamkang language and about how Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi and he came to the UNT on Chelliah's invitation to interact with students and teach them about Lamkang.
Date: 2010
Duration: 21 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

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

Retelling of A Black and White Thread Ball

Description: A reciting of "A Black and White Thread Ball" by Laila Khan, a housewife, in the Hunza dialect. In this popular story a young shepherd abandons his duties in order to court a girl who was born out of gold and silver to poor parents.
Date: May 29, 2010
Duration: 26 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
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

Retelling of Baduldana

Description: Recording of Juru reciting "Baduldana," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story that tells about a king named Baduldana that was unable to sire children. To help him, his servants go out into a barren land searching for a mystical man, and when they bring him back, he helps the King.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 9 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Shuwa Wau

Description: Recording of Namak Alam reciting "Shuwa wau," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story that shows the importance of good morals in life.
Date: May 5, 2010
Duration: 15 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Torti and Potorti

Description: Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story “Torti Putorti” ('Torti and Potorti') in the Yasin dialect. In this popular story, two sisters named Torti and Potorti, are plucking vegetables from the garden. When Potorti plucks a carrot from the field, a ghost is released.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on cultural events

Description: Recording of Bakhtawar Shah, a government servant, reciting a narrative about a cultural event in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 10 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Hamale Khatun

Description: Recording of Naseema Ali, a teacher, reciting "Hamale Khatun," in the Nagar dialect. In this popular story Hamale Khatun is invited to the house of a paranormal Queen, and stitches clothing for all of her sons and daughters at their weddings. When she returns home, Hamale Khatun comes with warnings to remain moral by the Queen, and tries to make sure her children obey them.
Date: July 27, 2010
Duration: 6 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
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

Retelling of Sakhi

Description: Recording of Badaq, a carpenter, reciting "Sakhi," in the Yasin dialect. This is a popular story of a historical narrative.
Date: June 26, 2010
Duration: 10 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of traditional duck hunting

Description: Recording of Imam Yar Baig reciting a traditional cultural account on duck hunting in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: June 19, 2010
Duration: 11 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Boddi Buddaari (Introduction)

Description: Recording of Wazir Shafi reciting an introduction to "Bodi Budaari," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 22 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Bulbul Murad discussing Burusho culture

Description: Recording of Bulbul Murad discussing Burusho culture in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Sheryar

Description: Recording of Badshai Khan, also known as Tatako, reciting "Sheryar," a popular story in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski.
Date: July 26, 2010
Duration: 4 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of A Simple Sparrow

Description: Recording of Muhammad Wazir Khan (or "Wazir Shafi") explaining the "story of a sparrow" in Urdu. The story was originally recited by Khan in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski, which he is a speaker of.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 5 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Boddi Buddaari

Description: Recording of Kuhammad Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi") reciting the story of “Bodi Buddaari” in the Yasin dialect of Burushaski. This popular story stars two sisters, one named Bodi, one named Buddaari.
Date: July 29, 2010
Duration: 2 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on Burusho culture

Description: Recording of Muhammed Wazir Khan ("Wazir Shafi"), a speaker of the Yasin dialect of Burushaski, reciting a narrative on Burusho culture.
Date: July 27, 2010
Duration: 15 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information
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