Jaintia Oral Narratives
by Shobhan N Lamare
Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2018
ISBN : 9788193476925
Price : Rs 4995.00
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Author Profile
Dr. S.N. Lamare was born in Chutwakhu, Jowai, Meghalaya and spent his early childhood days and schooling in Jowai and then went to Shillong for higher studies. He graduated from St. Edmunds College and completed his Master’s and Doctorate from the North-Eastern Hill University. Dr. Lamare has been actively engaged in research and has a varied field of interest. His principal area of interest in his research is to understand the various aspects of society, culture and economy of the Jaintia peopl
About the Book
Jaintia Oral Narratives will try to dwell on the oral traditions of the people, which serve as an important source of information today. Some of the references will give an insight into the historical developments and may provide a window for researchers to explore into those areas once again and a proper understanding of the Jaintia society.
Table of Contents
Preface vii 1. Introduction 1 2. The Legend of U Lakriah 11 3. The Clan Cluster: Ka Kur Soo Kpoh-Khad-Ar-Warnai 15 4. Myth of the Divine Descent of the Jaintia Kings 19 5. The Origin of the Place of Worship of Jayanti Devi 27 6. Oral Notes on Jaintiapur 29 7. The Attack on Jaintiapur and the Story of U Ren 35 8. The Story of U Chitang 37 9. Malevolent Spells in the Jaintia Society 41 10. Ka Syiem Latympang 45 11. Rice Cultivation in Jaintia Hills: The Myth 49 12. The Legend of U Saja
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