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Title:Singpho – Minla Săgaq ‘Calling the Spirit’
Contributor (compiler):Stephen Morey
Contributor (consultant):N-hpang Gumgai
Description:Eighteen recordings in which N-hpang Gumgai speaks about the Minla Săgaq ‘Calling the Spirit’ This consists of the following sound files: SDM08-2009Tascam-001:Duration 1’15” SDM08-2009Tascam-002:Duration 0’33” SDM08-2009Tascam-003:Duration 1’55” SDM08-2009Tascam-004:Duration 0’48” SDM08-2009Tascam-005:Duration 0’53” SDM08-2009Tascam-006:Duration 1’57” SDM08-2009Tascam-007:Duration 1’36” SDM08-2009Tascam-008:Duration 0’44” SDM08-2009Tascam-009:Duration 2’51” SDM08-2009Tascam-010:Duration 1’05” SDM08-2009Tascam-011:Duration 2’02” SDM08-2009Tascam-012:Duration 1’27” SDM08-2009Tascam-013:Duration 6’37” SDM08-2009Tascam-014:Duration 3’02” SDM08-2009Tascam-015:Duration 2’53” SDM08-2009Tascam-016:Duration 1’11” SDM08-2009Tascam-017:Duration 2’29” SDM08-2009Tascam-018:Duration 0’51” The details of these recordings are as follows: SDM08-2009Tascam-001:Duration 1’15”:requisites for the ceremony of Minla Săgaq SDM08-2009Tascam-002:Duration 0’33”:– about the kind of flowers, and their colours; white is very good, but whatever is available is fine SDM08-2009Tascam-003:Duration 1’55”:about the Hkau Ja Kaq; the basket prepared for the Lămum nat. SDM08-2009Tascam-004:Duration 0’48”:about the alcohol required SDM08-2009Tascam-005:Duration 0’53”:about the Singkaq (basket) presented to the Lămum Nat SDM08-2009Tascam-006:Duration 1’57”:relating to 5’30” in the video SDM08-200906-005; at around 1’20” words spoken to the nat SDM08-2009Tascam-007:Duration 1’36”:about giving to the Hkauja nat (Lămum nat); about where the nat goes SDM08-2009Tascam-008:Duration 0’44”:About Minla Săgaq SDM08-2009Tascam-009:Duration 2’51”:about placing the Singkaq for the nat; he will turn himself to a dog and cat and eat it; must be on the property of the sick person; not on that of another SDM08-2009Tascam-010:Duration 1’05”:about the Minla Ndum; kăruq ‘shake’; it requires 7 stones (din sănit) and one paise SDM08-2009Tascam-011:Duration 2’02”:how many old people are required for the ceremony; many are required but only her and the grandmother of that house. there should be 7. Old men also can. SDM08-2009Tascam-012:Duration 1’27”:about whether the children should be sitting; about the behaviour of others present SDM08-2009Tascam-013:Duration 6’37”:before shaking the Minla N-dum, there is a prayer to Buddha (before 13’16” on the video file) – then the minla is called; 1’30” of this recording, playing the chi chuk; 2’13” need to go outside; to find it wherever it is; out of the n-bang (front door); n-pan (back door), altogether 7 times SDM08-2009Tascam-014:Duration 3’02”:how she knows it has returned. – the n-dum gets a bit heaver (0’50”); she asks wa haq i,. the others reply SDM08-2009Tascam-015:Duration 2’53”:about ri git; and the prayer to Buddha SDM08-2009Tascam-016:Duration 1’11”:About Minla Săgaq SDM08-2009Tascam-017:Duration 2’29”:n-ba măkai – wrapping the n-dum into a cloth and storing it over night in the house; the n-dum belongs to N-hpang Gumgai; SDM08-2009Tascam-018:Duration 0’51”:timing of Minla Săgaq
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0017-C5B8-6
Is Part Of:DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India
Language (ISO639):sgp
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Singpho language
Subject (ISO639):sgp
Type (DCMI):Sound


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DateStamp:  2018-04-05
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Citation: N-hpang Gumgai (consultant); Stephen Morey (compiler). n.d. DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India.
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Country: India
Area: Asia

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