Search Results

Lahu Tape 8

Description: Lahu narratives about village life and festivals.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Lahu Tape 4

Description: Lahu songs, conversations, and narratives including a radio broadcast.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Lahu Tape 2

Description: Lahu songs, conversations, and traditional narratives.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 1 hour 52 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Lahu Tape 1

Description: Lahu narratives, songs, poems, and Bible readings.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 1 hour 17 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Remarks on the Lahu

Description: A historical narrative describing the migration of the Lahu people from Yunnan, China to Burma, and later to Thailand.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 19 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Lahu writing

Description: A description of how the Lahu developed writing by looking at foreign scripts.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 54 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Agriculture and livelihood

Description: A discussion of agricultural practices amongst Lahu villagers. Some choose to plant their own small plots, but the elder encourages them to work together on larger plots. He reminds the villagers of an old saying that warns about rats and birds eating crops which aren't properly cultivated. They mention challenges like elephants trampling the crops, wild animals eating the crops, or the fields being burned by outsiders. They make plans to go hunting and scout different areas for planting in theā€¦ more
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 11 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Widow and the Pharisees, part 1

Description: The Bible story of the widow and the Pharisees. Even though the widow has very little, she offers everything she has to the church. The moral is that everyone should contribute according to their means.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 3 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Widow and the Pharisees, part 2

Description: The Bible story of the widow and the Pharisees. Even though the widow has very little, she offers everything she has to the church. The moral is that everyone should contribute according to their means.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 3 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Explanation of poetic phrases

Description: An explanation of poetic phrases used in Lahu poetry about trees and nature describing the movement of the stars, sun, and moon.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 1 minute 07 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information

How we came from Burma to Thailand

Description: A historical narrative of the Lahu's migration from Burma to Thailand describing how they survived before settling in Thailand by fishing, foraging, and offerings of tea and rice from other Lahu and Chinese villages.
Date: [1965,1966,1970,1977]
Duration: 3 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information
Back to Top of Screen