Kurtöp language documentation in Bhutan
|Affiliation||University of Oregon|
|Collection Status||Collection online|
|Landing Page Handle||http://hdl.handle.net/2196/33008f1a-2431-4ee2-817c-e6274646fde2|
Summary of the deposit
This collection is one of the first documentation efforts of Kurtöp, an endangered language of Lhüntse, Bhutan. It includes audio and video files of the language as spoken by its speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences between November 2005 to January 2009. The audio and video files comprise of conversations, interviews, narratives, storytelling, singing and elicitation, including files used for acoustic study.
The various foci of the recordings include historical information, religion, storytelling, agriculture, local culture, ceremony and flaura and fauna. In addition, over one thousand photographs accompany the recordings.
Acknowledgement and citation
Data collected by G. Hyslop and K. Tshering.
To refer to any data from the collection, please cite as follows:
Hyslop, Gwendolyn. 2005. Kurtöp language documentation in Bhutan. Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/2196/00-0000-0000-0009-4C2F-E. Accessed on [insert date here].