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Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Dulur Brahma is a home maker who speaks Assamese in addition to Boro, 50 years old at the time of recording. She supports her family by selling homemade rice beer and by poultry farming. But, every year most of her domesticated animals die due to floods. Recorded in Saraguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 6 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Nirula Brahma is a farmer who speaks Assamese in addition to Boro, 75 years old at the time of recording. She belongs to a very poor family. She describes how, during the recent flood, her husband was so sick and paralyzed. When the flood water entered her house, she somehow managed to save her husband, but later unfortunately her husband passed away. Her house was also damaged. Recorded in Saraguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 5 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Susil Brahma is a businessman with a BA-level education who speaks Bengali, Hindi, and Assamese in addition to Boro, 60 years old at the time of recording. He describes how he and his family had to take shelter on the road during the time of the flood. He is hoping that government can solve their problems. Due to the fear of frequent floods, they keep very few domestic animals. Recorded in Saraguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 6 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Dajen Muchahary is a farmer who speaks Assamese in addition to Boro, 60 years old at the time of recording. He describes his experience since arriving in Bwigriguri village 45 years ago, specifically about the floods. He tells that he has lost many domestic animals due to the flood. He also believes that flood is caused by mother nature and humans can't stop it. Recorded in Bwigriguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 8 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Mondol Boro is a farmer and daily wage laborer who speaks Assamese in addition to Boro, 48 years old at the time of recording. He is also the gaobura (village chief) of Bwigriguri village. He tells about the hardship faced by his village caused by the flood. He tells that, earlier, there were much fewer floods, but due to the construction of a sluice gate nearby, there is now frequent flooding every year. Recorded in Bwigriguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 5 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Kintal Muchahary is a student with a BA-level education who speaks English, Hindi, and Assamese in addition to Boro, 24 years old at the time of recording. He describes how his village is surrounded by Tarong river. He tells that all the villagers here belong to very poor families. He thinks that, due to the damage done by flood water, their village is becoming more poorer. In spite of his disability, Kintal has successfully completed his BA degree. But, he is unable to continue onto further st… more
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 5 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Nani Brahma is a home maker who speaks Assamese in addition to Boro, 50 years old at the time of recording. She describes how her house was totally damaged by flood water. She says that whenever it rains at night, they can't sleep for fear of flooding. She lost a calf in the recent floods. Recorded in Saraguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 6 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Rinoy Brahma is a teacher with a BA-level education who speaks Hindi and Assamese in addition to Boro, 53 years old at the time of recording. He describes his experience in the 2022 floods, including the relief camps, and compares recent years' floods to those in the 1990s and before, saying they are much more destructive. He has been teaching in a school for 30 years without a salary. Now, he is partially hearing impaired but still serving in the school. He tells about how his school's food it… more
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 3 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Laimwn Boro is a home maker who speaks Hindi and Assamese in addition to Boro, 30 years old at the time of recording. She came to Saraguri village by marrying to Chinendra Boro. She tells that her village is surrounded by Tarong river and there is no bridge to cross the river. Due to absence of bridge, her children can't go to school during rainy season. She is appealing to government to make a bridge for her village. Recorded in Saraguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 5 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Kunjulata Boro is a businesswoman who speaks Hindi and Assamese in addition to Boro, 45 years old at the time of recording. She supports her family by selling vegetables at the local market. She tells that when the river water level increases during the rainy season, it becomes dangerous to cross the river for her to go to the market. She also tells how flood brings skin diseases. Recorded in Bwigriguri village, Choraikhola.
Date: October 16, 2022
Duration: 5 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Brahma, Sansuma
Partner: UNT College of Information
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[Wesley Phelps interview with Todd Camp, September 23, 2022]

Description: Audio interview from the Wes Phelps Podcast Interviews Collection recorded on September 23rd, 2022 in Denton, TX. Phelps interviews Todd Camp over his efforts to document gay history in Fort Worth. Camp speaks on his involvement with the QCinema Film Festival and covers the history of gay and lesbian bars in Dallas and Fort Worth, specifically covering the affects sodomy laws had on such establishments. Camp discusses police behavior which led to court cases like Cyr v. Walls, a civil suit made… more
Date: September 23, 2022
Duration: 53 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Phelps, Wes
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Personal narrative about Assam floods

Description: Bimal Daimary is a school principal with an MA education who speaks Bengali, Hindi, and Assamese in addition to Boro, 56 years old at the time of recording. He recalls the road conditions of his childhood. He recalls an incident in which he and his father fell into the Buriyoti River. He claims that because his house was near the hills, a lot of crops were ruined due to the sand that covered their crops. Recorded in Gogamukh, Rangpuriya.
Date: September 2, 2022
Duration: 4 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: Sonowal, Ria
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Biswajit Goyary describes his experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is in the agricultural business with a higher secondary education. He speaks Hindi and Assamese in addition to Boro, 42 years old at the time of recording. Recorded in Gogamukh, Bathoupuri. He discusses the crop damage caused by the flood. The speaker discusses problems in the agricultural sector, the types of insects that harm crops, and various insects that the average person may be unaware of. He goes on to de… more
Date: September 2, 2022
Duration: 7 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Sonowal, Ria
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about Assam floods

Description: Dalimi Brahma Daimary is an assistant teacher with a MA in Boro who speaks Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, and Assamese in addition to Boro, 48 years old at the time of recording. This recording contains the speaker's wedding flood experience. She tells us about an incident that occurred during her wedding in 1997. To get to her husband's house, she had to use a boat to cross the Germer River. She also mentions a child who was swept into the river by a "hakhu" during the flood. She then goes on to talk… more
Date: September 2, 2022
Duration: 6 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Sonowal, Ria
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Manjula Swargiary describes her experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is an assistant teacher with a HSLC education who speaks Assamese in addition to Boro. She is 48 years old at the time of recording. She talks about her experience going to school (her workplace) during the flood. She describes how her students would assist her in crossing the river and how the situation has deteriorated over time. She recalls her first job as a teacher, when her students assisted her in crossi… more
Date: September 1, 2022
Duration: 12 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Sonowal, Ria
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Julen Chandra Boro describes his experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is a Bodo Sahitya Sabha Representative with an MA level education who speaks Bengali, and Assamese in addition to Boro, 53 years old at the time of recording. Recorded in Gogamukh, Rangpuriya. This recording offers information regarding the diseases brought by the flood. The speaker discusses the numerous flood-related losses. He describes the destruction of the dwellings as well as the sicknesses caused by th… more
Date: September 2, 2022
Duration: 9 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Sonowal, Ria
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Niran Brahma describes his experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is an assistant teacher with a BA-level education who speaks English, Hindi, and Assamese in addition to Boro, 54 years old at the time of recording. Recorded in Gogamukh, Rangpuriya. The speaker claims that he has not suffered any personal losses, but he has heard how the Subansiri river caused so much damage to local residents during the floods. So yet, he has not witnessed a natural calamity. He claims to be from… more
Date: September 2, 2022
Duration: 7 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Sonowal, Ria
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Bimal Daimary is a school principal with an MA education who speaks Bengali, Hindi, and Assamese in addition to Boro, 56 years old at the time of recording. In this recording, the speaker continues to discuss his business's loss due to flooding. He claims to be interested in breeding Thailand Catfish in the pond. As a result, when the flood occurred, all of the ponds overflowed, causing them to flee. He also mentions some unscrupulous individuals who stole the fish. Recorded in Gogamukh, Rangpu… more
Date: September 2, 2022
Duration: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Sonowal, Ria
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Janita Barman describes her experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is a housewife with a high school education who speaks Bengali, Hindi, and English in addition to Dimasa. She is 38 years old at the time of recording.
Date: October 14, 2022
Duration: 5 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Barman, Animesh
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Jagadindu Barman describes his experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is a retired government worker with a high school education who speaks Bengali, Hindi, and English in addition to Dimasa. He is 62 years old at the time of recording.
Date: October 12, 2022
Duration: 10 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Barman, Moumita
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Sreepada Barman describes his experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is a retired government worker who speaks Bengali, Hindi, English, and Assamese in addition to Dimasa. He is 75 years old at the time of recording.
Date: October 14, 2022
Duration: 9 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Barman, Animesh
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Snigda Barman describes her experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is a housewife with a high school education who speaks Bengali, Hindi, and English in addition to Dimasa. She is 52 years old at the time of recording.
Date: October 14, 2022
Duration: 6 minutes 01 second
Creator: Barman, Animesh
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Sanjib Laobangdisa describes his experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is a worker who speaks Bengali, Hindi, Nagamese, and Assamese in addition to Dimasa. He is 46 years old at the time of recording.
Date: October 20, 2022
Duration: 7 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Barman, Animesh
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative about the 2022 Assam floods

Description: Sneha Barman describes her experience during the 2022 Assam floods. The speaker is a student with a MA education who speaks Bengali, Hindi, and English in addition to Dimasa. She is 23 years old at the time of recording.
Date: October 14, 2022
Duration: 6 minutes 39 seconds
Creator: Barman, Animesh
Partner: UNT College of Information
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