Author: Sujata MiriPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 95ISBN/UPC (if available): 812374840X
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.
PrefaceThe Origin of Liangmai NagasCharahwang, the King of Gods The Story of AonbouHungenang the Warrior Episodes in the Life of Abinbou How Chapou Rathoi came to be PerformedThe Man Who Married God’s Daughter Nginbonbou, the Indomitable KaihuibouRamkhombou and MjaijuibouMazatlennangbouChewnuibouThe Cave of ThalonThe Land of the DeadA Sad Love StoryThe Love between two Rivers The Seven BrothersThe Unfortunate Husband The Boy Who Turned into a Hornbill The Tale of Two OrphansThe Deal between Man and the Rat The Monkey King and the PrincessHow an Elephant made a Poor Boy King Mamachengbou and the Tiger How the Fox Fooled the TigerHow a Poor Fisherman Got the Python’s RingThe Girl Who Married a Python King The Wily Fox