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Retelling of Old Man and Woman Planting

Telling of traditional Meiteiron story Old Man and Woman Planting [Arum in Lamkang] as narrated by Beshot Khullar from Phaidaam (formerly known as P. Pantha).
Date: May 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Analytical discussion of the story "Origin of the Lamkang" with Daniel Tholung and Shekarnong Sankhil

A discussion of a recording we have named "The Origin of the Lamkang". Present at the dicussion are David Peterson, Shobhana Chelliah, Sumshot Khular, Daniel Tholung, and Shekarnong Sankhil. The recording illustrates how grammatical information can be gleaned in the process of translating connected text.
Date: August 26, 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of the Pear Story: Daniel

This is a trimmed version of longer recording by Daniel Tholung retelling the Pear Story to Shekarnong Sankhil. The recording includes questions by Shekarnong to Daniel about details of the story. Recorded as part of a Linguistics Field Methods class at the University of North Texas.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of a traditional narrative about the squirrel

A narration of Theipa paomin [the Squirrel story] as told by Shekarnong Sankhil
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Monologue about the relationship of the Lamkang to the Naga groups

Shekarnong Sankhil talks about the relationship of the Lamkang to the Naga groups.
Date: November 2009
Creator: Sankhil, Shekarnong
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Benglam

A Benglam story as told by Beshot Khullar. In this story, Benglam outwits his would-be captors: Caught by the Kuki, Benglam insists he be tied up, but the rope is to be at his elbow and his captors must pull by the rope at a distance. Far from his captors, he slips out of the restraint, ties the rope to a tree, and escapes.
Date: 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Performance of a harvest song

At the University of North Texas, Shekarnong Sankhil sings a harvest song.
Date: November 2009
Creator: Sankhil, Shekarnong
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Benglam

Beshot Khullar tells a traditional Benglam story.
Date: 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Monologue about the need to document Lamkang language and culture

One of several recordings of Shekarnong Sankhil on the importance of documenting Lamkang language and culture. The recordings were made when Mr. Sankhil and Reverend Daniel Tholung were visiting scholars at UNT.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Benglam

Rex Khullar tells a Benglam Story. In this one, Benglam was sitting on a tree with the intention of cutting it down. He cut the the tree trunk he was sitting on and fell to the ground.
Date: May 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Monologue about Lamkang heroes

Shekarnong Sankhil discusses a piece in the Souvenir magazine about the heroes of the Lamkang.
Date: December 2, 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

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

Grace Sankhil telling life expereinces story

Recording of Grace Sankhil telling her experiences to Rengpu Rex Khullar.
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Reading of the Escape of the Younger Brother

Rex Khullar reads a connected text "Escape of the Younger Brother." This is a sample text provided in the sketch on Lamkang in Grierson's Linguistic Survey of India. The text was later re-recorded with corrections and commentary by Shekarnong Sankhil.
Date: May 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of the Pear Story: Robert

Retelling of Pear Story in Lamkang by Robert Leivon in New Delhi 2009
Date: 2009
Creator: Khullar, Rengpu Rex
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Traditional story about Benglam

Retelling of a Benglam story, as narrated by Mary Sankhil.
Date: 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

Traditional story about Benglam

Beshot Khullar tells a Benglam story. The retelling was for Shobhana Chelliah with Rex Khullar in attendance.
Date: May 2008
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Discussion about Lamkang proverbs

Recording of Beshot Khullar sharing about the proverbs in Lamkang and other Lamkang language work done by him.
Date: 2007
Creator: Thounaojam, Harimohon
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

Discussion of speech acts between Rengpu Rex Khullar and Beshot Khullar

Recording of Speech Acts between Rengpu Rex Khullar and Beshot Khullar with Shobhana Chelliah and Harimohon Singh in Chennai.
Date: 2007
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Retelling of the bird and the frog

Recording of Shekarnong Sankhil telling the story of Useen and Uitxokpaa (the bird and the frog)
Date: 2009
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Interview about home life and family

Beshot interviews an unidentified young woman (Lamkang Student) about her home life and family.
Date: 2008
Creator: Khullar, Beshot
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library

Telling of proverbs in Lamkang by Beshot Khullar

Recording of proverbs in Lamkang. Beshot Khullar, Rengpu Rex Khullar, Shobhana Chelliah and Harimohon discussing the Lamkang proverbs.
Date: 2007
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Object Type: Sound
System: The UNT Digital Library