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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1211470

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Title:Storytelling with Biga Nimasow 01
hru_1241_biga
Documentation and Description of the Hrusso Aka Language of Arunachal Pradesh
Contributor:Biga Nimasow
Contributor (recorder):Thomas Small
Contributor (researcher):Vijay D'Souza
Coverage:India
Date:2016-04-26
Description:Bundles hru_1241-1243 are stories by Biga Nimasow, who is the well-known storyteller of Palizi village. These are mythological narratives that deal with origins and ancient times. hru_1241 is the story of Krulaĝavo Krudjüŝüvu, hru_1242 is that of Busulu Sogro and 1243 is Bupu no Shipyow. This is a rare collection in the sense that the stories are not very well remembered anymore. Recording Conditions: The video was shot in somewhat noisy village surroundings, right in the middle of Palizi village, close to the main road. Video: Redorded with Canon XA20, settings - Auto. Audio: Micropones: Audio Technica 803B lavalier omnidirectional condenser microphones - 2, one for each stereo channel, both attached to speaker's collar. Audio recorded directly on Canon XA20 video camera using XLR inputs and extracted later as .wav files (archived here) using Any Video Coverter software. Recording Specs: Sample rate 48000 Hz, 32 bit float.
Son of Nimo Nimasow, married to Sidim (née Jebisow). Previously married to the late Kimo (née Subong, who was ethnically Koro Aka) with whom he had 5 girls (Sarojini, Arlum, Sayom, Junun and Tetam) and 1 boy (Nimo). Adopted father of 2 children (Parin and Sunita) from his younger brother. Born and brought up in Buragaon, but later moved to his traditional village Palizi
Born in Karnataka, India. Working in Northeast India as a Jesuit since 1999. Involved with Hrusso Aka orthography development and language support since 1999, having learned the language at Palizi while teaching. Currently doing a DPhil (PhD) in linguistics at the University of Oxford, UK (Thesis: A Grammar of Hrusso Aka). Founder and leader of the Hrusso Literature Team, formed in 2017.
Format:image/jpeg
video/mp4
audio/x-wav
video/avchd
text/x-eaf+xml
Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1211470
IGS0277
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1211470%23
Publisher:Vijay D'Souza
University of Oxford
Subject:storytelling
mythology
English language
Hruso language
Hindi language
Subject (ISO639):eng
hru
hin
Type:Image
Video
Audio

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Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1211470
DateStamp:  2019-01-08
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Citation: Biga Nimasow; Vijay D'Souza (researcher); Thomas Small (recorder). 2016-04-26. Vijay D'Souza.
Terms: area_Asia area_Europe country_GB country_IN iso639_eng iso639_hin iso639_hru

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