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The Khasis

P. R. T. Gurdon

The Khasis

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Published by D. Nutt in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Khasi (Indic people)

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. New Haven, Conn., Human Relations Area Files [1970?] (HRAF. AR7, Khasi. Category 116, 1)

    StatementWith an introduction by Sir Charles Lyall. (Published under the orders of the government of Eastern Bengal and Assam)
    SeriesHRAF -- 1.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxvii, 227 p.
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16807739M

    The Khasis of Bangladesh: A socio-economic survey of the Khasi people By Philip Gain (Editor) Aneeka Malik (Editor) Publisher(s): Society for Environment and Human Development (SHED). The term Jaintia is an exoethnonym (exonym) which has gradually been accepted as an endoethnonym (endonym) (Sen ) [2].Another exonym used by other Khasi tribes and neighbouring tribes for the Jaintias is ‘Synteng’.In the Buranjis of Assam, they are referred to as the ‘Jayantia’ [3].Today, the term Jaintia is used to refer to the Bhois, the Pnars and the Wars . The youngest daughter is the custodian of the family property. Khasi's life is filled with lots of music they play musical instruments like drums, guitars, flutes, wooden pipes and metal cymbals. They also are fond of dancing. Khasis are warm hearted people.


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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Folk-Tales of the Khasis, by K. Rafy This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Folk-Tales of the.

Khasis [P.R. Gurdon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). I found this book an excellent description of the original Khasi/Jaintia and Garo culture. it was quite a revelation for me to know that a lot of areas in Assam were inhabited by the Khasis.

A must read for anyone interested in the Khasi culture/5(3). Atra-Hasis is the title of an 18th-century BC Akkadian epic recorded in various versions on clay is named for its protagonist, Atrahasis, whose name means "exceedingly wise". The Atra-Hasis tablets include both a creation myth and a flood account, which is one of three surviving Babylonian deluge stories.

The name "Atra-Hasis" also appears on one of the. Sasikumar’s Matriliny among the Khasis attempts to resuscitate interest in kinship studies by revisiting Khasi matriliny as practised in the current geopolitical state of Meghalaya. It is a book that describes change by juxtaposing tradition and modernity and exploring continuities and discontinuities in the institution of matriliny among the : Rashi Bhargava.

Khasi is the language spoke by Khasis, which is an Austro- Asiatic language. It is the part of the Mon-Khmer group of languages. Festivals. The major festival celebrated by Khasis is Nongkrem. It is a five day religious festival which falls in the month of November every year.

amongst the Khasis ancestors Assam Assamese ba'n Bahnar bamboo baroh betel-nut The Khasis book blei bones briew called ceremony Cherra Cherrapunji clan cloth cultivation custom dance deceased durbar erected female fowls Garos goddess haba haduh hangta head husband Iawbei India inhabitants Intermarriage Jaintia Hills Jaintia Hills district Jirang jong.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gurdon, P.R.T. (Philip Richard Thornhagh), Khasis. London: Macmillan and Co., (OCoLC) Special Categories: Audio Book, computer-generated Audio Book, human-read Compilations Data Music, recorded Music, Sheet Other recordings Pictures, moving Pictures, still The Khasis book last 24 hours last 7 The Khasis (Khasi) (as Author).

Get this from a library. The Khasis. [P R T Gurdon] OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages 11 plates (1 color) 6 color portrait 23 cm. The textbook also gives some wrong information on the marriage rituals of the Khasis.

Sharing the pictures of the parts of the textbook that gives information about the Khasis on Facebook, Mukhim wrote, “I am shocked and appalled by what’s written about the Khasi people in this ISC Class XII Sociology text : NE NOW NEWS.

Page 76 - But among their neighbors, the closely related Khasis of the adjacent Khasi hills, after one or two children are born, and if a married couple get on well together the husband frequently removes his wife and family to a house of his own.

While she lives in her mother's house, all her earnings (which are mainly derived from cultivation of the soil) are given to her mother, who. Letter Book of the East India Company," p refers to the orange and lemon of Garhwal, Sikkim, and Khasia as having been carried by Arab Khasis and Syntengs are of common occurrence, the result being that the children in many cases are ignorant of even the names of their fathers.

For the mother, on the other hand, the children cherish a2/5. The Khasis, like the Alfoors of Poso in Celebes, seem to be somewhat reluctant to utter the names of their own immediate relations, and of other people’s also. Parents are very frequently called the mother of so and so (the child’s name being mentioned), or the father of so and so, cf.

Ka kmi ka Weri, U kpa u Philip. The Khasis also play a Jews' Harp (ka mieng), which is made of bamboo. Agriculture.

The Khasis are industrious cultivators, although they are behindhand in some of their methods of cultivation, (e.g. their failure to adopt the use of the plough in the greater portion of the district); they are thoroughly aware of the uses of manures.

The Khasis By Major P.R.T. Gurdon, I.A. Deputy Commissioner Eastern Bengal and Assam Commission, and Superintendent of Ethnography in Assam. Preface This book is an attempt to give a systematic account of the Khasi people, their manners and customs, their ethnological affinities, their laws and institutions, their religious beliefs, their.

The Khasis by P. Gurdon. This book is an attempt to give a systematic account of the Khasi people, their manners and customs, their ethnological affinities, their laws and institutions, their religious beliefs, their folk-lore, Khasis carry very heavy burdens, it 1/5.

This book is an attempt to give a systematic account of the Khasi people, their manners and customs, their ethnological affinities, their laws and institutions, their religious beliefs, their folk-lore, their theories as to their origin, and their language.4/5(1).

About The Book The alphabet of the great Khasi tribe of North-East India was born as late as inwhen Thomas Jones, a Welsh Presbyterian missionary, introduced the Roman script to form the essentials of the Khasi written word. But long before the white man came, the Khasis knew agriculture.

trade, commerce and industry. And they were also masters of story-telling. Kothar-wa-Khasis (Hebrew: כושר וחסיס ‎) is a Canaanite god whose name means "Skillful-and-Wise" or "Adroit-and-Perceptive" or "Deft-and-Clever". Another of his names means "Deft-with-both-hands".

Kothar is smith, craftsman, engineer, architect, and is also soothsayer and magician, creating sacred words and spells, in part because there is an association in. Folk-Tales of the Khasis book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition to the di /5.

Book Excerpts; Cultural artillery, Christianity, education: How the British & missionaries Westernised Khasis In 'White As Milk and Rice', Nidhi Dugar Kundalia writes about how 80% of Khasis today are Christian converts because of the : Nidhi Dugar Kundalia. The Khasis by P. (Philip Richard Thornhagh) Gurdon.

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Gurdon. Read The Khasis, free online version of the book by P. Gurdon, on P. Gurdon's The Khasis consists of 8 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Khasis which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Khasis, but there is the difference that a War family after a birth is _sang_, or, taboo, for seven days, whereas amongst the Khasis the only prohibition is that the parents must not cross a stream or wash their clothes until they have propitiated the spirits.

A twin birth is _sang_, or taboo. The Khasis argue that as there is but one _Ka Iawbei_3/5. # Get Free Pdf The Khasis you can download free book and read The Khasis By PRT Gurdon for free here.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. ~Morning~~On Couch~[Your P.O.V] I woke up feeling a sharp pain still lingering in my cheek. I lifted my hand to my cheek and the pain grew stronger, I quickly retracted my hand.

I pulled the blanket off of me and climbed down the couch. I started thinking about why my cheek really hurt, I then remembered last night. Right He cut my left cheek I was so caught up in thinking and. This book is part of the Khasi Folktales unit.

Folk-Tales of the Khasis by Mrs. Rafy (). Available FREE texts: Project. - Buy Khasis () book online at best prices in India on Read Khasis () book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(3).

This book is an attempt to give a systematic account of the Khasi people, their manners and customs, their ethnological affinities, their laws and institutions, their religious beliefs, their folk-lore, their theories as to their origin, and their language.

This account would perhaps have assumed a more elaborate and ambitious. Thank you for your interest in Tales of Darkness and Light: Soso Tham's The Old Days of the Khasis. This digital version is available to download free of charge.

We are a non-profit initiative. Please consider donating to OBP and purchasing our books to support our : Soso Tham.

Soso Tham (–), the acknowledged poet laureate of the Khasis of northeastern India, was one of the first writers to give written poetic form to the rich oral tradition of his people.

Poet of landscape, myth and memory, Soso Tham paid rich and poignant tribute to his tribe in his masterpiece The Old Days of the Khasis. Janet Hujon’s vibrant new translation presents the Author: Soso Tham. The origin of the Khasis is a very vexed question. Although it is probable that the Khasis have inhabited their present abode for at any rate a considerable period, there seems to be a fairly general belief amongst them that they originally came from elsewhere.

Buy The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).Introduction to Kothar Wa Khasis. The ancient Canaanites Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Canaanites culture of the era.It was like Romeo and Juliet for Zane and Y/N's family.

In a series of unfortunate events they ended up getting married at age Y/N had the happiest possible life; a husband who loved her, leading a beautiful, powerful kingdom together.

Then Zane's dark side started to show. At age 20 Y/N had to flee from O'Khasis.