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Title:Introduction of Puma people
Documentation of Chintang and Puma, two Kiranti languages of Eastern Nepal
Contributor (author):Martin Gaenszle
Arjun Rai
Judith Pettigrew
Description:In this introductory file, we can get the information about the Puma people in general. The origin, history of Puma are stated in this file. In addition to this, in this file, the general information of the ethnic identity of Puma, their profession, life style etc are presented in detail.
The aim of the project is to provide a rich linguistic and ethnographic documentation of two highly endangered but almost totally undocumented languages in eastern Nepal, Chintang and Puma. These languages belong to the Kiranti family of Tibeto-Burman. Chintang is spoken by the Chintang Rai in Chintang Village Development Committee (VDC) of Dhankuta district. Puma is spoken by the Puma Rai in Diplung, Mauwabote and Pauwasera VDCs, to the south of Khotang bazar in Khotang district. Both these districts are situated in the eastern hilly part of the country.http://www.cpdp.uzh.ch
The ethnographic context of the Puma language and culture is described in this session: history, settlement area, language use.
English language is used in this file.
JP is the main researcher in Chintang and Puma Documentation of
Dr. Gaenszle is the researcher in charge of ethnography
He is the research assistant for ethnography in the Puma team.
Dr Judith Pettigrew is an anthropologist and a principal researcher on the Chintang and Puma Documentation Proect, University of Leipzig.
Publisher:Prof. Dr. Balthasar Bickel
University of Leipzig
Puma introduction
English language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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Citation: Martin Gaenszle; Arjun Rai; Judith Pettigrew. 2000-10-30. Prof. Dr. Balthasar Bickel.
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