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Conversation about the Totlang Kam Festival

Description: Beshot Khullar and Rengpu Rex Khullar talk about the Totlang Kam Festival. The exchange is useful for cultural information, lexical items related to this important festival, and question and answer exchanges. Rengpu Rex Khullar accompanied his father Beshot Khullar to Chennai to share information on Lamkang with Shobhana Chelliah.
Date: May 20, 2008
Duration: 5 minutes
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

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

Monologue on documentation done on Lamkang

Description: Beshot Khullar from Phaidaam Pantha reflects on the work that has been done on Lamkang to date, expresses concern for what knowledge is being lost, and requests and thanks Shobhana Chelliah for her work on Lamkang. He mentions a Bible verse of blessings that he quotes from Psalms 126:5-6: "Those who sow in tears, shall reap with songs of joy."
Date: May 2008
Duration: 2 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of complex prefix combinations

Description: In preparation for a syllable tapping experiment and to improve understanding and readability of verbs with prefixes, participants Angam Shankhil, Steney Leivon Lamkang, and Suungnem Bungshen read over the syllable tapping prompt transcript. The writing system was new to them, especially the way prefixes are written. The three participants discussed how to read the words.
Date: June 7, 2017
Duration: 1 minute 49 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of tone and assimilation

Description: Syllable Tapping Experiment with Angam Sankhil recorded in a soundproof booth at the International Institute of Information Technology, Kohli Research Center, Hyderabad, India. Elicitation session to determine syllable structure in words with multiple prefixes. Melissa Robinson was the experiment lead.
Date: June 6, 2017
Duration: 1 minute 55 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of syllable structure

Description: Syllable Tapping Experiment with speaker Dina Sankhil Lamkang and Melissa Robinson as the experimental lead. The experiment was intended to determine speaker intuition about syllable structure in words with multiple prefixes.
Date: June 7, 2017
Duration: 2 minutes 39 seconds
Creator: Robinson, Melissa
Partner: UNT College of Information
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