DOBES Archive

Matjon – Hawoi Song
Two recordings in which Matjon Mandok, GB and Chomhom Mandok sing and explain a Hawoi song. These consist of the following sound files: SDM33-20100117-110838_JS_E_Matjon_HawoiSong.wav SDM33-20100117-111631_JS_E_Matjon_HawoiSongExplanation.wav The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM33-20100117-110838_JS_E_Matjon_HawoiSong.wav; Duration 6’35”; A Hawoi song. The song begins at 0’22” SDM33-20100117-111631_JS_E_Matjon_HawoiSongExplanation.wav; Duration 10’04”; Explanation of the meaning of the Hawoi song.
Matjon - Elictation
One recording in which Matjon Mandok, GB and Chomhom Mandok gives some elicitation of word lists and sentences and also tell a short story. This consists of the following sound file: SDM33-20100117-104325_JS_E_Matjon_Elicitation.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM33-20100117-104325_JS_E_Matjon_Elicitation.wav; Duration 23’39”; Elicitation: body parts, kinship, foods, animals and some geographical and weather features; some elicited sentences and a short story of the origins of the Hawoi, starting from about 20’00”. This story relates to how the Hawoi came from Burma to Namchik Havi in 1979. The last place they stayed before was Songkhu Havi in Arunachal Pradesh.
Matjon - Flutes
One recording in which Matjon Mandok, GB and Chomhom Mandok discuss about the flutes. This consists of the following sound file: SDM33-20100117-112754_JS_E_Flutes.wav The details of this recording are as follows: SDM33-20100117-112754_JS_E_Flutes.wav; Duration 2’06”; Discussion about the flutes. He did not play them. Matjon’s wife was talking about the flute in the background.