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Title:Conversations on Self-Help Groups
Documentation and Description of the Hrusso Aka Language of Arunachal Pradesh
Contributor:Sita Khabisow
Contributor (consultant):Anu 'Tranje' Jebisow
Richon Jebisow
Contributor (recorder):Thomas Small
Contributor (researcher):Vijay D'Souza
Description:Women self-help groups are a recent phenomenon in the Hrusso Aka area. They have given women the power to conduct their economic affairs. In these videos three women active in self-help group movement talk to one another about women's empowerment through self-help groups. They begin by narrating how self-help groups started, how each of their self-help group is faring and how the groups have been helpful in their lives.
Daughter of Nima and Kejang Jebisow, and is married to an Apatani ('Chandu' Mihin Chada). The couple is temporarily residing in Buragaon for business. In the first year of recording, she ran a shop. She is fluent in Hrusso Aka and a very good public speaker. She takes an active role in women's self-help groups coordinated by UFS nuns and AJS at Buragaon, and has recently become the co-ordinator of the self-help goups of East and West Kameng Districts. Also know as 'Tranje'. A member of the Aka (Hrusso) Literature Team, formed in 2017, under the leadership of Vijay D'Souza. Original village: Buragaon
Daughter of the late Tasu (hru: Traŝüw) Sichisow and the late Agu Sichisow. (hru: Ĝutsoñ) Known by the nickname 'Ksetŝüm' (the crying one) Original village: Buragaon
Son of Güzamo (from Yayung) and the late Norbu Jebisow, married to the late Miting Khabisow, mother of 5 children. Known as 'Ajenka'. Sita serves as a catechist for the village. Original village: Buragaon. Sita was born and brought up in Thrizino until the age of 12 when she moved to Buragaon, which is where she was lived since.
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=MPI1195561%23
Publisher:Vijay D'Souza
University of Oxford
Subject:natural language
English language
Hruso language
Hindi language
Subject (ISO639):eng


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DateStamp:  2018-11-06
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Citation: Anu 'Tranje' Jebisow (consultant); Richon Jebisow (consultant); Sita Khabisow; Vijay D'Souza (researcher); Thomas Small (recorder). 2016-03-12. Vijay D'Souza.
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Country: United KingdomIndia
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