DOBES Archive

ctn_cult
This text is on Chintang culture. Lokendra talks about wadhangmi and others cultural programmes of Chintang people.
tupla_rui_02
The "collection" of the leaves is a complementary ritual to the tupla phema (sprinkling the leaves). Its process is very similar.
ctn_katha
Sarita was born and raised in Chintang. She is living in Dhankuta for her studies in these days. In this session, She recalls her past days she spent with her family and friends in Chintang.
song_intro
RCR introduces himself in the beginning and sings his own song. He requests the young girl to go for outing. He also insists the girl to keep contact with him.
song_lok
This is a short song in Chintang. It is composed by one of our local consultants in Chintang. This song describes about the importance of language and culture to the new generation.
them_talk
Rikhi and Janak both talk about their activities of those days. Janak asks Rikhi that why she did not go to her home yesterday. Rikhi says that she went to watch movie. But she had not enough money so she sat on the front row (cheap ticket), she added. Why didn't you ask with me for some money? Janak says.
warisama_talk
KM recalls her adulthood. She narrates how she passed her youth life in Chintang. Her grandson Mr. Suraya Walung Rai asks various questions related to her life.
appa_kath_talk
Asha narrates about her father's sickness and death. She explains how she served her father when he was on bed. Nisha asks Asha various questions about father's sickness. In this course Asha brokedown and the situation become very unpleasant and the recorder decided to cut this scene for few seconds to avoide the ackward situation. And her younger sister Nisa takes over the narration and finally both of them complete the talk.
comolung_song
At the first the singer introduces himself. Then, he presents the importance of his mother tongue with help of song. He wants to make his mother tongue as popular as the height of Mount Everest.
warisama_talk
Krishna Maya Rai recalls her adulthood. She narrates how she passed her youth life in Chintang. Her grandson Mr. Suraya Walung Rai asks various questions related to her life.
tangkera_04
This text is about the various matters of Nung's trip to Syangja. He narrates why he went to Syangja and what he did there.
community_view
This text is about the community's view on our language documentation project. They also express their views on Netra's PHD project in the same language.
tangk_khadak
This text is about the life history of Khadak B. Rai. Nung B. Rai asks and Khadak narrates it.
phidang_talk
This text is about the various matters of Chintang. It deals mainly about the history of ginger cultivation in Chintang. Krishna Maya Rai also talks about the migration trend of Chintang and compares the current Chintang with the past. She also talks about Jalpa Devi temple in brief and about her childhood as well.
tangk_talk
This text is about the plannings of Kazi and Bum.
nari_song
This is Narimaya's song. She tries to sing a good chintang song. But she mixes it with Bantawa.
bhale_song
This is a traditional folk song. It describes how a cock was used as a clock. It also describes womens' role in the morning.
wad_tangk_song
This is a traditional folk song about the wadhangmi festival.
purna_song02
This is Purna's song. Much of it is in Bantawa, therefore the session hasn't been transcribed.
purna_song
This is a traditional folk song. But it is mixed with Bantawa. Therefore the session hasn't been transcribed.