DOBES Archive

Thakna GB – about the Tangsa groups in Burma
Two recordings in which Thakna Joglei GB and Rev. Remchan Taikam speak about the Tangsa groups in Burma. These consist of the following sound files: SDM34-20100126-140312_JS_E_Thakna_BurmeseTangsa.wav SDM34-20100126-140859_JS_E_Thakna_BurmeseTangsa.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM34-20100126-140312_JS_E_Thakna_BurmeseTangsa.wav; Duration 5’04”; About the Tangsa groups in Burma, from the list prepared by Nathan Statezni. Remchan Taikkam read the names of the groups to Thakna Joglei and discussed them with him. There followed a short discussion about history, and the time that the Joglei came to India. At the time of the Ahom kings Joglei people were in Burma. Some history of Khasan village SDM34-20100126-140859_JS_E_Thakna_BurmeseTangsa.wav; Duration 11’24”; Thakna Joglei talks about the groups listed in Nathan Statezni’s list, first page.
Aije Let – Tone discussion
One recording in which Aije Let Hailong discusses about tones. This consists of the following media file: SDM01-20100129-173850_JS_E_AiCheLet_Discussion.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM01-20100129-173850_JS_E_AiCheLet_Discussion.wav:Duration 61’24”:Discussion with Ai Che Let about tones, and about the song sung by Ee Ngyan Kheit ias 1-7-1-9 in January 2000. 0’00” change of tones in command, question,
Rera Creation Story
One recording in which Kesong Ronrang tells the creation story. This consists of the following sound files: SDM25-20100119-112609_JS_E_Jorong_Creation.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM25-20100119-112609_JS_E_Jorong_Creation.wav; Duration 11’54”; Kesong Ronrang explains about the meaning of the creation story, (Mih Dong Ngam Dong), and the great tree, Rokachhong., how the fruits that dropped from it were eaten by pigs and men,
Wangnem - Creation
One recording in which Wangnem Shangte and Mohen tell the story of creation. This consists of the following sound file: SDM26-20100121-085038_JS_E_Wangnem_Creation.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM26-20100121-085038_JS_E_Wangnem_Creation.wav; Duration 2’29”; Brief version of the Story of creation; this text deals with the
Baimin – Tangsa groups
One recording in which Baimin Mungray tells the names of different Tangsa subtribes in Mungre. This consists of the following sound file: SDM30-20100122-152257_JS_E_Baimin_TangsaGroups.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM30-20100122-152257_JS_E_Baimin_TangsaGroups.wav; Duration 6’35”; Names of different Tangsa subtribes in Mungre
Remchan – Joglei clans
One recording in which Rev. Remchan Taikam speak about Joglei clans. This consists of the following sound file: SDM34-20100126-131758_JS_E_Remchan_Clans.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM34-20100126-131758_JS_E_Remchan_Clans.wav; Duration 6’33”; About Joglei clans, and some sentence elicitation.
Kamthoy – Group names in Chamchang
One recording in which Kamthoy Mungray tells the names of Tangsa Groups. This consists of the following sound file: SDM13-20100127-075654_JS_E_Kamthoy_GroupNames.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM13-20100127-075654_JS_E_Kamthoy_GroupNames.wav; Duration 1’08”; Names of Tangsa Groups; some are read from the Burma list produced by Nathan Statezni, and some are those groups in India not found in Burma.
Swamkya - History
Two recordings in which Swamkya and Kholim speak about the different Tangsa groups and the history of the village. These consist of the following sound files: SDM22-20100122-130244_JS_E_TangsaGroupNames.wav SDM22-20100122-130701_JS_E_VillageHistory.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM22-20100122-130244_JS_E_TangsaGroupNames.wav; Duration 4’12”; Names of the different Tangsa groups in Longri SDM22-20100122-130701_JS_E_VillageHistory.wav; Duration 3’54” ; About the history of the village
Manjung - Stories
One recording in which Khapshom Joglei and Manjung Joglei tell stories. This consists of the following sound file: SDM34-20100125-105758_JS_E_Manjung_Stories.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM34-20100125-105758_JS_E_Manjung_Stories.wav; Duration 2’45”; Asking Manjung Joglei about important stories.
Wangnem – Tangsa Group names
One recording in which Wangnem Shangte and Mohen speak about the names of all the different Tangsa groups in Shangte. This consists of the following sound file: SDM26-20100121-093218_JS_E_Wangnem_TangsaGroupNames.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM26-20100121-093218_JS_E_Wangnem_TangsaGroupNames.wav; Duration 5’14”; Names of all the different Tangsa groups in Shangte.
Wangnem – Everyday Life
One recording in which Wangnem Shangte and Mohen speak about their everyday life. This consists of the following sound file: SDM26-20100121-084446_JS_E_Wangnem_Story.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM26-20100121-084446_JS_E_Wangnem_Story.wav; Duration 5’45”; Some preliminary discussions; 0’35” commences telling some story, about everyday life, going to the field, returning home, sleeping at home.
Baimin – Mungray History
One recording in which Baimin Mungray speak about the history of the Mungray. This consists of the following sound file: SDM30-20100123-090647_JS_E_Baimin_History.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM30-20100123-090647_JS_E_Baimin_History.wav; Duration 6’22”; History. The word Mungre (Mungray) is from mung ‘country, population’ and re ‘backbone’.
Rangpang GB – Tangsa Groups
One recording in which Rangpang Ronrang tells the names of Tangsa groups. This consists of the following sound file: SDM25-20100119-113829_JS_E_Jorong_TangsaGroupNames.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM25-20100119-113829_JS_E_Jorong_TangsaGroupNames.wav; Duration 3’40”; Rangpang Ronrang, GB, giving the names of Tangsa groups
Balinong Consultants
One recording in which the names of the consultants are introduced. This consists of the following sound file: SDM25-20100118-195609_JS_E_Balinong_ConsultantsNames.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM25-20100118-195609_JS_E_Balinong_ConsultantsNames.wav; Duration 5’15”; Introduction of people present
Thakna GB – Joglei Clans
One recording in which Thakna Joglei GB and Rev. Remchan Taikam speak about Joglei clans. This consists of the following sound file: SDM34-20100126-140029_JS_E_Thakna_Clans.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM34-20100126-140029_JS_E_Thakna_Clans.wav; Duration 0’55”; About Joglei clans
Muncha - Augury
Two recordings in which Muncha Khimhun and Thangseng Tangha speak about hunting augury. These consist of the following sound files: SDM31-20100124-115312_JS_E_Augury.wav SDM31-20100124-120750_JS_E_AuguryExplanation.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM31-20100124-115312_JS_E_Augury.wav; Duration 3’35”; Augury; 2’00” hunting augury (ngam phan); also augury for the harvest and for illness SDM31-20100124-120750_JS_E_AuguryExplanation.wav; Duration 6’24” Discussion of the meaning of the augury
Thakna GB – Flood Story
One recording in which Thakna Joglei GB and Rev. Remchan Taikam tell flood story. This consists of the following sound file: SDM34-20100126-133559_JS_E_Thakna_FloodStory.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM34-20100126-133559_JS_E_Thakna_FloodStory.wav; Duration 12’51”; Discussion about the things Thakna Joglei GB will talk about; 1’51” commences a story of the flood and the two mountains. This story is given in Joglei with section by section translation into English by Remchan Taikam