OLAC Record

Title:A Sacrifice Ceremony (Müga chew)
Documentation and Description of the Hrusso Aka Language of Arunachal Pradesh
Contributor:Gandhi Jebisow
Contributor (consultant):Delu Sapon
Doge Khabisow
Tongya Jebisow
Contributor (recorder):Dorjee K. Jebisow
Contributor (researcher):Vijay D'Souza
Description:THIS BUNDLE IS NOT FULLY CURATED YET. IT IS ALSO IN THE PROCESS OF VETTING BY THE SPEAKER-COMMUNITY AND THEREFORE, NOT TO BE USED TILL FUTHER NOTICE. This is a Müga ceremony performed by Dogge, a village priest, for the recovery of a child who is ill with a mysterious and debilitating sickness. As he performes the ceremony Dogge also explains various rituals he performs to Dorjee and Ajay, who record the event as it unfolds. Video footages are messy and could be disturbing to some viewers as they involve animal sacrifice and are recorded as the event happended with all its twists and turns.
Married to Tejimola Jebisow and the father of 7 children. Original village: Buragaon
Son of Tuliram Sapon, married to Rani 'Tara' Sapon, he has 6 children: 2 boys and 4 girls. A member of the Aka (Hrusso) Literatue Team, formed in 2017, under the leadership of Vijay D'Souza. Delu served both as a consultant (especially with regard to phonology) and a co-ordinator with local people to organise recording events. Original village: Buragaon
Married to Bramo Khabisow, and the father of 9 children. Original village: Buragaon
Son of the late Rijo (hru: Ĝüdzow) Jebisow and the late Kanam Jebisow, married to Midang Jebisow the father of 8 children. Original village: Buragaon
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.
Son of Wangdi and the late Tasing Dema 'Grasüm' Jebisow (née Delusow), recently married to Mareena. A member of the Aka (Hrusso) Literatue Team, formed in 2017, under the leadership of Vijay D'Souza. Original village: Buragaon, now resident at Kimi.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1246690%23
Publisher:Vijay D'Souza
University of Oxford
indigenous religious practices and sacrifices
English language
Hruso language
Hindi language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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DateStamp:  2019-01-08
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Citation: Gandhi Jebisow; Delu Sapon (consultant); Doge Khabisow (consultant); Tongya Jebisow (consultant); Vijay D'Souza (researcher); Dorjee K. Jebisow (recorder). 2017-08-22. Vijay D'Souza.
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