DOBES Archive

puma_kin_terms
A first collection of Puma kin terms, with basic analysis.
myth_02
How Paruhang and Sumnima came in this world is narrated descriptively including the marriage event and life cycle of them. In addition to this, unique and interesting acts performed by them are also stated clearly.
myth_01
This is a myth about the culture hero Hetcakupa, Tongwama and Khiwama who were orphans.Hetcakupa was the younger brother of Tongwama and Khiwama. This is a version of a widely known and culturally important myth
phonology
This session contains the general phonological sketch of Puma. It's a draft!
TAM_db
The session consists of the main questionnaire ("sentences.csv") and a relationally linked file collecting all relevant morphemes ("morphemes.csv"), plus the coding schema for situation types ("codes.cvs"). In order to recreate the relational structure of the orginal FileMaker database, follow the graphs in the attached pdf documents.
pum_song_07
The singers sing a romantic song. The people sing this kind of the song in the occasion of the Puma Phagu festival.
pum_song_04
This song is about the feeling when leaving home.
pum_song_05
In this session, the singer has sung about the feeling when he is unable to meet his girlfriend.
folk_tale_01
Hetcakupa who was an orphan spent his life with great sorrow and difficulties.Once a time ,one of the ghost named Coŋroŋdhipma took him far away and she made a plan to kill and eat the boy.How the orphan escaped from there what happend to the ghost etc is interestingly described here.