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Title:Reminiscences by Lupa and Amita Sangchow
Documentation and Description of the Hrusso Aka Language of Arunachal Pradesh
Contributor (consultant):Amita Sangcho
Lupa Sangcho
Contributor (recorder):Dorjee K. Jebisow
Contributor (researcher):Vijay D'Souza
Description:This is a biographical narrative. Lupa Amita Sangcho reminisce about their childhoods, early marriage, initial struggles in life and joys of parenthood. Both are the first generation educated in their respective families. Theirs is the transitional generation that crossed from a purely traditional society that lived on centuries-old worldview and customs to a modern one with the advent of formal education, monetary economy, modern roads and a new worldview. This narrative illustrates the transition to various anecdotes. Place of recording: Lupa Sangcho's residence (government quarters) at Sinchung town. Equipment used: video - Canon XA20 video camera audio - Audio technica 803B lavalier microphones, recorded separately on Marantz PMD 661 MK2 recorder and mixed later still - Canon 700D Recording conditions: Fairly quiet surroundings.
Daughter Sidi Sidisow, married to Lupa Sangcho, and mother of 4 children: Mareena (married to Dorjee Khandu Jebisow), Chand, Vivek, and Florentia. Original village: Dijangania, after marriage lived for many years in Thrizino, and is now resident in Singchung
Son of Sancha Sangcho, married to Amita Sangcho, and father of 4 children: Mareena (married to Dorjee Khandu Jebisow), Chand, Vivek, and Florentia. Lupa is a government employee, working as a teacher. Original village: Lada, lived in Thrizino since childhood for education, and then in Bomdila for college, returning to Thrizino to work as a teacher and is now resident in Singchung.
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.
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.
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1195427%23
Publisher:Vijay D'Souza
University of Oxford
memoirs and biography
English language
Hruso language
Hindi language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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DateStamp:  2018-12-17
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Citation: Amita Sangcho (consultant); Lupa Sangcho (consultant); Dorjee K. Jebisow (recorder); Vijay D'Souza (researcher). 2016-02-27. Vijay D'Souza.
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