Conversation about medicinal plants in a Thamlakhuren garden

Shobhana Chelliah and Sumshot Khular walk around Sankhil Donnu's yard to learn about plants and their medicinal uses. Edible vegetables are also used as medicinal for many plants and herbs.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Arthluuk and Raangchel

Story of Arthluuk & Raangchel as told by Shangchrek Tholung
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of the Story of Rununuu

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Sumshot Khular discusses a written version of Ruunuu story explaining what the characters do and reading the written version.
Date: February 22, 2017
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of The Story of Khukhuu

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Sumshot Khular provides a word-for-word translation and morpheme analysis of the traditional story Khukhuu Paomin [The Story of Khukhuu].
Date: February 22, 2017
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of traditional story about Arthluuk and Raangchel

Recording of Shangchrek Tholung reciting a popular traditional narrative. Collected at Swamy Tholung's house who introduces the event and asks questions of the narrator.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Sumphaai and Raangleen

A narration of Sumphaai and Raangleen as told by Shangchrek Jangvei of Thamlapokpi. This is the story where Raangleen has to sell his sister Sumphaai. After the story, she sings a song.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Discussion about baskets

Recording of Sumshot Khular explaining and showing different types of traditional baskets. The discussion takes place in Swamy Tholung Ksen's workroom.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Discussion of household and buildings

Recording of Swamy Tholung Ksen's family members as they move from the house to outdoor work area to demonstrate how to weave.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Discussion about traditional trays

Recording of Swamy Tholung Ksen describing traditional trays.
Date: February 2, 2006
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Raapa

Recording of the Raapa Story by Stephon Sankhil. A tiger, angry at being duped by Koreng, eats him. Koreng's sisters vow to marry whoever kills the tiger, and the only one able to do it is Raapa. Jealous, the other men conspire to kill Raapa, but he survives two attempts and tricks them so that they drown. In the end Koreng's sisters kill Raapa.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Elicitation of names and descriptions of vegetation in a kitchen garden

Recording of Sumshot Khular and Donnu Sankhil naming and describing various plants and vegetables in Thamlakhuren. She describes how they are plucked and used as medicine and also a food items.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Interview about work

Sumshot Khular and Toni Khullar discuss what to talk about and Sumshot suggests some topics, one of them being work.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Conversation about a work house

A visit to Swamy Tholung's house and work area. Here the family keeps a loom, various traditional baskets, and grain.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Performance of Ong Mang ngo-Lamloon Laa and retelling of Arthluuk Leh Raangchel

Recording of Sankhil Khungwar Rengtingnu singing lamloon laa ong mang ngo at Thamlapokpi village. In the second part Swamy Tholung Ksen tells the story of Arthluuk leh Raangchel. This story has some significance on the relationship between the Lamkangs and the English.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Discussion of medicinal plants

Audio recording of companion video of Shobhana Chelliah talking with Anudon Sankhil in her garden.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library
Minimal pair word list (open access)

Minimal pair word list

This is a word list of Manipuri written in the roman alphabet with accompanying English glosses. There are several minimal pairs from varying semantic domains.
Date: February 26, 2004
Creator: Aguilar, Amanda G.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

Conversation about making Dap- Lamkang traditional trays for drying things

Swamy Tholung Ksen describes to with Shobhana Chelliah, Sumshot Khular, and David Peterson how traditional bamboo and cane trays, known as Dap, are made. This was taken in Thamlapokpi village, in Chandel district of Manipur.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Raapa

The story of Raapa [Raapa paomin] told by Shetphong Sankhil. Raapa Paomin is a story which explains the use and creation of a particular ornament by the Lamkang. It is because of the character Raapa that the Lamkang have those ornaments today.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Conversation about a work house

A visit by Sumshot Khular, David Peterson, and Shobhana Chelliah to the work house attached to Swamy Tholung's house in Thamlapokpi, Chandel.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Sankhil Khungwar singing Lamloon laa, Tangsaa Ruul ong mang nge at Thamlapokpi.

Mrs.Sankhil Khungwar singing first a song of Lamloon laa in the first part. In the second part of the recording Mr. Swamy Tholung Ksen tells a well-known traditional narrative of Arthluuk le' Raangchel.
Date: February 2, 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of inclusive and exclusive conjugations

Shobhana Chelliah and David Peterson lead discussion of verb conjugations with Daniel Tholung, Shekarnong Sankhil, and Sumshot Khular at Thamlakhuren Village.
Date: February 2016
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library