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Stories and Legends of the Liangmai Nagas
Stories and Legends of the Liangmai Nagas

Stories and Legends of the Liangmai Nagas

by Sujata Miri

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Language

English

Publisher

National Book Trust

ISBN

812374840X - Year: 2008 - Pages: 95

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Sujata Miri
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2008
Language: English
Pages: 95
ISBN/UPC (if available): 812374840X

Description

The Liangmais are a sub-tribe of th Zeliangrong Nagas. The Zeliangrong country straddles the present day Nagaland, Manipur and Assam. Permeated by and earthy wisdom, the stories in this collection, bring out a sturdy sense of humor amidst life’s deadly twists and turns. Available for the first time in English, these stories directly narrated by the village elders, were recorded, transcribed and later rendered into English.

Contents

Preface


The Origin of Liangmai Nagas

Charahwang, the King of Gods

The Story of Aonbou

Hungenang the Warrior

Episodes in the Life of Abinbou

How Chapou Rathoi came to be Performed

The Man Who Married God’s Daughter

Nginbonbou, the Indomitable

Kaihuibou

Ramkhombou and Mjaijuibou

Mazatlennangbou

Chewnuibou

The Cave of Thalon

The Land of the Dead

A Sad Love Story

The Love between two Rivers

The Seven Brothers

The Unfortunate Husband

The Boy Who Turned into a Hornbill

The Tale of Two Orphans

The Deal between Man and the Rat

The Monkey King and the Princess

How an Elephant made a Poor Boy King

Mamachengbou and the Tiger

How the Fox Fooled the Tiger

How a Poor Fisherman Got the Python’s Ring

The Girl Who Married a Python King

The Wily Fox

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