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Field notes from elicitations

Description: Field notes from elicitations of common nouns (body parts, family members, colors, natural objects) and sentence structure. Sentence examples demonstrate negation, interrogatives, conditionals, and pronouns in Raji.
Date: 1998/2004
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information
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KokBorok dictionary drafts and notes

Description: Notes from the 1978-88 Linguistic Field Methods course at University of California, Berkeley on KokBorok with the consultant Prashanta Tripura. These are typed drafts of a KokBorok dictionary with notes and questions from the authors to each other. The drafts are organized by initial and rhyme. For some entries, the form is also provided in Bengali (Bng.), Bodo (B.), or the Naitong variety of KokBorok (Ntg.). See table of contents for detailed listing.
Date: May 1988
Creator: Matisoff, James A.; Tripura, Prashanta & Jurafsky, Dan
Partner: UNT College of Information
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KokBorok grammar drafts and notes

Description: Notes from the 1987-88 Linguistic Field Methods course at University of California, Berkeley on KokBorok with the consultant Prashanta Tripura. These are the handwritten and typed drafts of the KokBorok grammar with notes and questions from the authors to each other. See table of contents for detailed listing.
Date: 1988
Creator: Matisoff, James A.; Tripura, Prashanta & Jurafsky, Dan
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Notes on KokBorok grammar

Description: Handwritten notes from the 1978-88 Linguistic Field Methods course at University of California, Berkeley on KokBorok with the consultant Prashanta Tripura. Grammatical notes cover reduplication, compound nouns, verbal particles, and serial verbs. Some notes are in Bengali and other languages. Sociolinguistic and historical notes describe sound changes, regional variation, and the relationships between KokBorok and other Bodo-Garo languages. See table of contents for detailed listing.
Date: 1987/1988
Creator: Tripura, Prashanta; Jurafsky, Dan & Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Notes on KokBorok grammar

Description: Handwritten notes from the 1978-88 Linguistic Field Methods course at University of California, Berkeley on KokBorok with the consultant Prashanta Tripura. There are word lists of verbs and common nouns and notes from elicitations of grammatical categories including TAM, gender, classifiers, particles, negation, subordinators, and adverbials. See table of contents for detailed listing.
Date: 1987/1988
Creator: Matisoff, James A.
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Some Preliminary Issues in the Reconstruction of Proto-KokBorok

Description: This is a description of Proto-KokBorok prepared as part of the 1987-88 Linguistic Field Methods course at University of California, Berkeley on KokBorok with some handwritten notes from Jim Matisoff. Tripura describes regional variation and provides a phoneme inventory, rhyme classes, and correspondences with Bodo.
Date: May 27, 1988
Creator: Tripura, Prashanta
Partner: UNT College of Information

ARPAN meeting of Raji and Bhotia women

Description: Photograph of a cluster meeting that was organized by a local NGO 'ARPAN'. At this lunch meeting, Rastogi met many Raji women to cross-check spellings of various Raji words. Bhotia tribal women were also invited. Though educationally, economically, and socially, Bhotia are better off, Rajis consider themselves King of the forest, so many elderly Raji ladies did not have food as the Bhotia ladies were cooking food.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

ARPAN meeting of Raji and Bhotia women

Description: Photograph of a cluster meeting that was organized by a local NGO 'ARPAN'. At this lunch meeting, Rastogi met many Raji women to cross-check spellings of various Raji words. Bhotia tribal women were also invited. Though educationally, economically, and socially, Bhotia are better off, Rajis consider themselves King of the forest, so many elderly Raji ladies did not have food as the Bhotia ladies were cooking food.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

ARPAN meeting of Raji and Bhotia women

Description: Photograph of a cluster meeting that was organized by a local NGO 'ARPAN'. At this lunch meeting, Rastogi met many Raji women to cross-check spellings of various Raji words. Bhotia tribal women were also invited. Though educationally, economically, and socially, Bhotia are better off, Rajis consider themselves King of the forest, so many elderly Raji ladies did not have food as the Bhotia ladies were cooking food.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

ARPAN meeting of Raji and Bhotia women

Description: Photograph of a cluster meeting that was organized by a local NGO 'ARPAN'. At this lunch meeting, Rastogi met many Raji women to cross-check spellings of various Raji words. Bhotia tribal women were also invited. Though educationally, economically, and socially, Bhotia are better off, Rajis consider themselves King of the forest, so many elderly Raji ladies did not have food as the Bhotia ladies were cooking food.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

ARPAN meeting of Raji and Bhotia women

Description: Photograph of a cluster meeting that was organized by a local NGO 'ARPAN'. At this lunch meeting, Rastogi met many Raji women to cross-check spellings of various Raji words. Bhotia tribal women were also invited. Though educationally, economically, and socially, Bhotia are better off, Rajis consider themselves King of the forest, so many elderly Raji ladies did not have food as the Bhotia ladies were cooking food.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

ARPAN meeting of Raji and Bhotia women

Description: Photograph of a cluster meeting that was organized by a local NGO 'ARPAN'. At this lunch meeting, Rastogi met many Raji women to cross-check spellings of various Raji words. Bhotia tribal women were also invited. Though educationally, economically, and socially, Bhotia are better off, Rajis consider themselves King of the forest, so many elderly Raji ladies did not have food as the Bhotia ladies were cooking food.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

ARPAN meeting of Raji and Bhotia women

Description: Photograph of a cluster meeting that was organized by a local NGO 'ARPAN'. At this lunch meeting, Rastogi met many Raji women to cross-check spellings of various Raji words. Bhotia tribal women were also invited. Though educationally, economically, and socially, Bhotia are better off, Rajis consider themselves King of the forest, so many elderly Raji ladies did not have food as the Bhotia ladies were cooking food.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

Raji women wearing traditional jewelry

Description: Photograph of Kavita Rastogi with two Raji women. After a lot of cajoling, Kaushalya (middle) and her friend agreed to give Rastogi some time for an interview. Kaushalya is wearing a traditional choker that she made. She is from Nepal and learned how to make jewelry from her mother.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

Raji women in Mahakali Dhaba in the Jaulibi market

Description: Photograph of a group of Raji women (Basanti, Kalawati, etc.) sitting in Mahakali Dhaba enjoying tea. There are around 7 or 8 restaurants in Jauljibi market, but they either go to Ojha's place or Mahakali. Location-wise, Mahakali is at the beginning of the market, whereas Ojha ji's dhabha is situated at the endpoint. Rajis from Ganagaon hamlet usually visit Mahakali, whereas Kimkhola residents prefer Ojha ji's dhaba.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

Raji women carrying wood to local markets

Description: Photograph of Raji women carrying wood. Every day many Raji women carry wood they collect from jungles on their heads and come to the local market to sell it. Sometimes, they directly go to Kumauni families who are their regular customers.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information

Raji women carrying wood to local markets

Description: Photograph of Raji women carrying wood. Every day many Raji women carry wood they collect from jungles on their heads and come to the local market to sell it. Sometimes, they directly go to Kumauni families who are their regular customers.
Date: 2008
Creator: Rastogi, Kavita
Partner: UNT College of Information
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