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Title:Womlung – History of Hewa People
Contributor (compiler):Stephen Morey
Contributor (consultant):Womlung Mossang
Date Created:2012-10-31
Description:Three recordings in which Mr Womlung Mossang talks about the history of Hewa people. This consists of three sound files: nst-mos_20121031_01_SM_T_Womlung_History nst-mos_20121031_08_SM_T_Womlung_History nst-mos_20121031_09_SM_T_Womlung_History The details of these recordings are as follows: nst-mos_20121031_01_SM_T_Womlung_History_Duration 13’20”, About the migration of the Hewa (Tangsa) people who came originally from the east, somewhere near Japan. Their original home was said to be near an ocean. This story tells how they crossed Burma, crossing the Tanai River at Tanai Waukrap. He did go on to talk about the Hewa coming as far as Dibrugarh. During that time the American or English people gave that from the Brahmaputra one side would be the Ahom kingdom and the other side would be the Hewa are, and yet another side, the Vijaynagar side, would be for the Adi. He also talked about how the different subtribes split up and gave their names. nst-mos_20121031_08_SM_T_Womlung_History_Duration 16’57”, Further discussion of history. He mentions that the Sema and Hewa (Tangsa) were brothers, the Sema was the younger brother and Hewa older brother. He also gave the names of various Tangsa group in Mossang, including the fact that Ronra (Rera/Ronrang) was originally called Ronching. nst-mos_20121031_09_SM_T_Womlung_History_Duration 4’54”, About when the Mossangs came from the Chin side, they first stayed in Myitkyina, at that time there were more 600 Hewa (Tangsa) houses there. Then they reached the Tanai place, and he tells the story of crossing the Tanai river, following the way that the pigs crossed the river. This place is therefore called Tanai Wakrap.
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/458d2ce9-3abb-4833-a074-8d67b095eb65
Is Part Of:DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India
Language:Tase Naga; Tangsa - Moshang variety (general name Mossang)
Language (ISO639):nst
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Tase Naga language
Tangsa - Moshang variety (general name Mossang)
Subject (ISO639):nst
Type (DCMI):Sound


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Citation: Stephen Morey (compiler); Womlung Mossang (consultant). 2012-10-31. DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India.
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