Our project is about traditional songs of three communities of Upper Assam, India: The Singpho, Tai and Tangsa.
Our project has two key aims:
- to provide a comprehensive documentation of the varieties of Tangsa
language spoken in the Margherita Subdivision of Upper Assam, India,
and as much as possible into the neighbouring Changlang District of
- to provide a comprehensive documentation of
the traditional songs, and poetry of the Singpho and Tangsa (both
Tibeto-Burman languages) and the Tai (Tai-Kadai), including a study of
Tai traditional manuscripts, which are highly relevant for language and
culture maintenance among the Tai.