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Title:The story of Druã Tulcho and Buphu Shüta
Documentation and Description of the Hrusso Aka Language of Arunachal Pradesh
Contributor (consultant):Düva Dususow
Contributor (interviewer):Dorjee Jebisow
Contributor (recorder):Vijay D'Souza
Description:This is a recital of the well known sacred history of Druã Tulcho and Buphu Shüta. Düva Dususow speaks to Dorjee Jebisow about 'Rani' Lumum and the genealogy of Some of Buragaon and Jamiri families. Rani Lumum (Queen Lumum) is a revered figure of recent memory. Ethically a Miji, she was the wife of Drulyiw Dususow, a direct descendant of Tage Raja's brother Ŝügzü (Shigi). The Hrusso Akas have recently (2016) named a waterfall near Tippi after her. Düva Dususow is a respected elder of the Dususow clan, and is regarded as the most knowledgable authority on oral history, genealogy, and mythology. He is the pastor of the Christian Fellowship Church of Buragaon, and enthusiastic about the preservation of the Hrusso Aka language, and has composed many hymns in his native tongue. He is an active member of the newly-formed Hrusso Aka Orthography and Literature Group. Place of recording: Düva Dususow's house, Buragaon Village Equipment used: video - Canon XA20 video camera audio - Superlux S502 stereo microphone still - Canon 700D Recording conditions: Typical village situation, with background noise coming from children and animals and occasional vehicles.
Born in Karnataka, India. Working in Northeast India since 1999. Involved with Hrusso Aka orthography development and language support since 1999. Currently doing PhD in linguistics at University of Oxford, UK. Thesis: A Grammar of Hrusso Aka.
From Burugaon, husband of Apin Dusosow. Sons (2): Nijam and Alu. Date and month of birth are unknown. The year is correct.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1041141%23
Publisher:Vijay D'Souza
University of Oxford
Subject:Oral history
English language
Hruso language
Hindi language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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DateStamp:  2018-11-05
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Citation: Vijay D'Souza (recorder); Dorjee Jebisow (interviewer); Düva Dususow (consultant). 2016-02-18. Vijay D'Souza.
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