Elicitation of imperative verbs in frame sentences

A recording of imperative verbs in the frame "Please X" as told by Daniel Tholung and Shekarnong Sankhil. The recording is useful for tone and segment information. Recorded at UNT in 2009.
Date: November 24, 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of speech acts

Shekarnong Sankhil and Daniel Tholung discuss various speech acts at a UNT Field Methods class in Fall 2009.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil the naming process of the children in the Lamkang traditions

Recording of naming in Lamkang traditions by Shekarnong Sankhil how the different clans naming systems are a way to identify the family and clan to which one belongs. It goes with the mother's clans in the Lamkang naming system.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of Lamkang proverbs

Recording of proverbs
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of a traditional narrative about the squirrel

Recording of Theipa paomin, a traditional story about the squirrel by Daniel Tholung.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil reading the John and Jesus discussion in Lamkang

Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil reading the Lamkang Bible story about John and Jesus discussing.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of The Story of Sumphaai and Raangleen

Beshot Khullar of Phaaidam village, Chandel, tells the story of Sumphaai leh Raangleen [Sumphaai and Raangleen]. The story was collected by Rengpu Rex Khullar and Harimohon Thounaojam at the NSF-funded storytelling festival in 2009. The narration was transcribed by Reverend Daniel Tholung. This recording is of the translation discussion between Shobhana Chelliah and Daniel Tholung at the UNT in 2010.
Date: August 26, 2009
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Elicitation of compound words

Tyler Utt elicits compound words in Lamkang from Sumshot Khular, in the Linguistics conference room, College of Information, UNT.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of Lamkang proverbs

Recording of Daniel Tholung telling Lamkang proverbs
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of a traditional narrative of Bunghon Suungnem

Recording of Bunghon Suungnem translating a traditional narrative from Lamkang. Shekarnong Sankhil translating into English from the voice recording.
Date: March 13, 2017
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil narrating the Inn Luu - a house warming in Lamkang

Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil narrating the Inn Luu- a house warming in the Lamkang tradition when a new house is built.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil the naming process of the children in the Lamkang traditions

Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil narrating the naming process in the Lamkang culture, who the names are given after the clan of the mother which is a way to identify the clan to which the mother belongs to.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Reading of a Benglam Story

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community
Sumshot Khular reads a Benglam narrative written down during a writer's workshop conducted by the Summer Institute of Linguistics in Manipur.
Date: March 15, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil narrating the story about the miracles that Jesus performed

Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil, narrating the miracles performed by Jesus Christ. The kinds of healings that he performed.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil narrating the selection of site for house construction process and the ritual involved in the Lamkang culture

Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi village narrating the selection of site for house construction process and the ritual involved in the Lamkang culture. Communal construction process as no individuals build their houses, but with the participation and contribution of the whole community.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil narrating the Lamkang traditional jhum cultivation process in Lamkang culture

Recording of the Lamkang Traditional jhum agricultural practices in Lamkang and the varieties of crops and grains that are grown in the Lamkang land.
Date: October 20, 2009
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Elicitation of paradigm of 'give'

Recording of Shobhana Chelliah eliciting the verb paradigm of 'give' with Sumshot Khular.
Date: April 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Daniel Tholung telling Lamkang proverbs

Recording of Daniel Tholung telling Lamkang Proverbs
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Shekarnong Sankhil telling the story of Sluk a half bird and half animal creature from the Lamkang traditional folk stories

Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil telling the story of Sluk also known as Sluk Arbing, a half bird and half animal creature found in the Lamkang traditional folk tales.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Clues: Lamkang Dress and Dance Crossword Puzzle (open access)

Clues: Lamkang Dress and Dance Crossword Puzzle

This is a key to a crossword puzzle created for practicing terms of Lamkang song and dance.
Date: 2016
Creator: Spiva, Tiffany (Max) & Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

Lamkang Dress and Dance Crossword Puzzle

Lamkang Dress and Dance crossword Puzzle, developed by a graduate student of Linguistics from UNT in 2016. Created as an example pedagogical tool.
Date: 2016
Creator: Spiva, Tiffany (Max) & Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

Reading of a blessing ritual Smul Kpnaak

This blessing, called Smul Kpnaak, is used by elders to mark significant life events for younger couples. This ritual blessing is to be used by an older person addressing younger people- Sumshot Khular shares the beautiful words here which translated mean: This is the feather for your good health, your long life, your well-being. May you be blessed with many daughters, with many sons, with many crops, with livestock, with wealth and riches. ‎‎May you be blessed with knowledge and understanding without end, and with overflowing riches. May you be blessed with abundant livestock. May your children be as numerous as the stars. May they be as numerous as the sands of the sea. ‎‎Even if misfortune, bad storms (of life), disease and hunger come (to you). With your left hand push them away, and with your right hand bring the blessings closer to you. ‎‎May it be so for your life, may it be so for your good health. ‎‎May your life be as long as the banyan tree. May Heaven grant you strength and happiness.
Date: 2015
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion about Arthluuk le' Raangchel

Sumshot Khular discusses and translates traditional narratives of Arthluuk le' Raangchel story. In discussion are Jane Lorenzen and Tyler P. Utt.
Date: March 8, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of the The Frog and the Tiger

Recording of Sumshot Khular reading and translating the story of The Frog and the Tiger with Tyler Utt.
Date: March 15, 2017
Creator: Utt, Tyler P.
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library