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Title:Kamja Yongja – About Sacrifice
Contributor (compiler):Stephen Morey
Contributor (consultant):Kamja Yongja
Kongsa village, Namtok circle, Arunachal Pradesh
Date Created:2011-10-29
Description:A recording in which Kamja Yongja talks about performing sacrifices. This consists of the following video file: SDM36-20111029-01_SM_JVC_Kamja_Sacrifice.mp4 The details of this recording are as follows: SDM36-20111029-01_SM_JVC_Kamja_Sacrifice.mp4; Duration 3’12”; Baitu Yongja asks about the sacrifice that used to be performed in the forefather’s time. Kamja answered that at that time, buffalo, four or five of them, would be sacrificed. This would happen only one time in 30 or 40 years. It would not happen every year. 1’05” In each person’s life they should see this sacrifice only one time. The next time will be in the child’s lifetime. But now, after entering Rang Fraa, this sacrifice is not followed. Pigs are also not sacrificed now. At festival time, pigs are sacrificed and eaten, along with hens. mo nang, wak wu phak ruek chi ‘At the time of Mo festival, pigs and chickens are eaten.’ 1’40” In the month of May the festival will be held. The English words May Month are used [me man]. He said that Mo is like the Durga Puja, held every year. 2’10” In the month of June, a big festival is held, Dangoria Puja – Parong in Longchang language – main puja, also called Hakhusum. At this time a buffalo (loi) and pig may be sacrificed. It is practiced to drive out the evil spirit. During this ceremony, the left side is for the hunter, right side for the cultivator. 2’40” June nang Parong rai ‘In the month of June, Parong is held.’
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/ce722fea-cc86-4f47-a824-f4361f2da553
Is Part Of:DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India
Language:Tase Naga; Tangsa - Longchang variety
Language (ISO639):nst
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Tase Naga language
Tangsa - Longchang variety
Subject (ISO639):nst
Type (DCMI):MovingImage


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Citation: Stephen Morey (compiler); Kamja Yongja (consultant). 2011-10-29. DoBeS archive : Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India.
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