Firebird Foundation For Anthropological Research

Fellowships In Oral Literature
2017

 

Region Name Institution Project Group/Location Language Group Date Granted Research Start Date
North America
  Consiglio, Erin University of Aberdeen Recording Gwich'in Oral History in Old Crow, YT Old Crow, Yukon Territory, Canada Gwich'in 12/8/2015 1/1/2016
Cook, Suzanne University of Victoria, British Columbia Lacandon Oral Heritage Chiapas, Mexico Mayan 11/25/2013  
Delgado, Amanda Leiden University The Oral Literature of the Endangered Cultural Practices of Yokot'an Pilgrimmages Tabasco, Mexico Mayan 12/9/2015 12/9/2015
Kammler, Henry University of Frankfurt Nuu-chah-nulth Oral Literature documentation Huu-ay-aht Nananiiqsu, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada Wakashan 1/7/2010 Winter/Spring 2010
Leason, Jennifer University of British Columbia Saulteaux Language Documentation Canada Ojibwe 8/18/2011  
Lira, Regina École des hautes etudes en sciences sociales Ritual chants among the Huichol (Wixáritari) of Santa Catarina Cuexcomatitlán, Tuapurie Huicol (Wixártitari)/Mexico Uto-Aztecan 10/30/2008 10/1/2008
Mortiz, Sarah McGill University St'át'imc Salish Oral Heritage Collection British Columbia, Canada Interior Salish 3/21/2016 3/21/2016
Salminen, Mikko James Cook University Huave Oral Literature Collection Oaxaca, Mexico language isolate 10/23/2012 1/12/2012
Sheedy, Crystal University at Albany, State University of New York Documentation of Yucatec Maya Women's Oral Literature Xocén, Yucatán, Mexico Mayan 9/24/2015 1/4/2016
Smith, Linda Tsilhqot'in Nation Tsilhqot'in Oral Language Collection Tsilhqot'in Nation, British Columbia, Canada Northern Athabascan 12/13/2010 11/1/2010
Wholey, Margot Independent Photographer The Comcáac Project Coastal Sonora, Mexico   9/28/2016 9/28/2016
 
Central America
  Ranero, Rodrigo, and Yolanda Estrada University of Maryland, Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala Documenting Kaqchikel Ritual Language Sumpango, Guatemala Mayan 1/19/2017 3/1/2017
 
South America
  Andronis, Mary Antonia University of Chicago Oral History and Literature in Salasaca Quicha Salasaca Quichua/Ecuador Native South American Lang. Family 11/14/2008 Pre-2008
Bolanos, Katherine Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Ecological Knowledge of Traditional Kakua Medicine Kakua, Colombia Nadahup or isolate 5/7/2015 5/7/2015
Chinchay, Gerardo Garcia Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal Oral Literature of Nomatsigenga (Arawak) Central Peruvian Amazon Arawakan 3/24/2014 4/1/2014
Hugh-Jones, Stephen Cambridge University Archival Recording of Ceremonial Chanting in Vaupés Region Vaupés Region/Colombia   5/20/2008 7/1/2008
Kondic, Ana James Cook University Vanishing Voices of Patagonia: Preserving Oral Literature and Traditional Knowledge of Huilliche and Tsesungun (Mapudungan) South of Chile Araucanian 6/5/2014 10/1/2014
Mihas, Elena University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Oral Literature of Ashéninka Perené (Arawak) from Eastern Peru Perene and Chanchamayo Districts of Peru Arawakan 4/21/2011 6/1/2012
Overall, Simon James Cook University Documenting Aguaruna Botanical Tradition Aguaruna, Peru Jivaroan 12/29/2014 3/1/2015
Peña, Jaime University of Oregon Creation of an Archive of Wampis Oral Literature Ecuador/Peru Jivaroan 6/9/2016 8/1/2016
Schwarz, Anne James Cook University Oral Literature of the Sieko p'ain Ecuador/Peru   7/27/2011 10/1/2011
Southwood, Michael University of St. Andrews Living with the past: Experiences and Representations of Contact Amongst the Dâw of the Brazilian Northwest Amazon Northwest Brazil Nadahup 7/13/2015 1/1/2016
Stansbury, Jill Botanical Medicine Dept. in Portland, OR Ethnobotanical knowledge of Wayqecha to Manu region Queros & Machiguenga/Manu, Peru Arawakan 12/15/2008 7/1/2009
Stansbury, Jill Battle Grounds Healing Arts Manu Region Ethnobotony Manu, Madre de Dios, Kosnipata, Peru Arawakan 4/29/2012 1/1/2013
Stansbury, Jill National University of Natural Medicine The Mystical and Medical Plants of the Andes and Amazon     9/13/2016  
VanderMolen, Kristin University of Georgia Cosmology, Agriculture and Climate Change in Cotacachi, Ecuador Quichua/Cotacachi, Ecuador   4/22/2010 5/1/2010
Wojtylak, Katarzyna and Kritian Lupinski James Cook University The Murui Oral Literature Collection Project Amazonia, Colombia Witoto 6/4/2014 12/1/2014
 
Europe
  Constantin, Marin Academy of Sciences, Buchrest Narratives of Ethnomorphosis among the minority groups in Romania Varied/Buchrest, Romania   1/7/2010 4/1/2010
Constantin, Marin Academy of Sciences, Buchrest Archive Files of Transylvanian Transhumance: Recording Pastoral Ethos in Romania since Before the European Market Economy Romania   8/4/2015 8/4/2015
Magnani, Natalia Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, UK Oral Narratives of Ecological Knowledge of Skolt Sami including plants and spiritual practices Northern Norway, Finland, and Russia - Reindeer Herders Uralic 12/3/2013 9/1/2014
 
Africa
  Abate, Daniel Addis Ababa University Collection, Documentation and Transcription of Oral Literature, Folk Arts and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) of the Agew Awi People, North Western Ethiopia Agew Awi, Northwest Ethiopia Afro-Asiatic 4/9/2015 5/1/2015
Aigbokhai, Ojo Joseph Nnamdi Azikiwe University Documentation of Uneme Oral Literature Edo State, Nigeria   1/9/2017 1/9/2017
Akumbu, Pius University of Buea Multimedia Documentation of Babanki Oral Literature Babanki, Northwest Cameroon Niger-Congo 9/9/2014 11/15/2014
Arerierian, Julius Urhobo Literature Society Documentation of Eghwu Oral Literature Delta State, Nigeria Niger-Congo 3/16/2016 4/1/2016
Atieno, Dorfine Ogiek Rights Forum Ogieks in Kenya: A People Denied Ogiek, Kenya Rift Valley Nilo-Saharan 3/11/2015 5/1/2015
Bachiro, Abera   Collection, Documentation and Transcription of Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) of the Shekacho, in Sheka zone in South Western Ethiopia Shekacho, Sheka Zone, Ethiopia Afro-Asiatic 1/14/2015 1/14/2015
Bakare, Ayo   Yoruba Traditional Marriage Songs among the Oje-Ibadan people of Nigeria Southwestern Nigeria Niger-Congo 11/25/2013 11/25/2013
Bakare, Ayo   Yoruba Folktales Among the Oyo Community Oyo State, Nigeria Niger-Congo 9/30/2015 9/30/2015
Bassene, Mamadou Post doc Fellow - Rutgers University Preserving Joola Eegimaa folktales: A contribution to the documentation of both a language and a culture Eegimaa - Senegal   12/9/2013 1/1/2014
Belay, Niguse Mizan-Tepi University Collection, Documentation and Transcription of Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) of the Majang, in zone in Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia Majang, Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia Nilo-Saharan 7/1/2015 7/15/2015
Biesele, Megan Kalahari People's Fund Ju/'hoan San oral literature collection and Preservation Ju/'hoan San, Namibia   12/20/2008 3/1/2009
Biesele, Megan Kalahari People's Fund Ju/'hoan San oral literature collection and Preservation II Ju/'hoan San, Namibia   3/31/2011 Cont. of project
Biesele, Megan Kalahari People's Fund Ju/'hoan San oral literature collection and Preservation II Ju/'hoan San, Namibia   3/8/2015 Cont. of project
Biesele, Megan Kalahari People's Fund Ju/'hoan San oral literature collection and Preservation II Ju/'hoan San, Namibia   3/9/2016 Cont. of project
Binzen-Lincoln, Hannah Harvard University Ngkositieng, "Our Beasts": A Natural History of Nyangatom Country in Song Translation of Nyangatom SW Ethiopia   6/14/2013 9/1/2013
Cancel, Robert University of California - San Diego Collection, analysis and archiving of Zambian oral traditions Zambia   8/7/2012 12/1/2012
Clouser, Melanie University of Texas Malhoun Poetry Andalusia, Morocco   2/9/2009 6/1/2009
Gebeyehu, Dessalegn Mizan-Teppi University Collection, Documentation and Transcription of Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Me'init, South Western Ethiopia Bench-Maji Zone Ethiopia, Western Districts   6/5/2013 6/15/2013
Green, Datejie, Tsehaye, Solomon   Eritrean Oral Poetry: A Portrayal of History Eritrea   6/29/2016 6/29/2016
Darah, Moses Delta State University Collecting the Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Wisdom of Ogo Nigeria   6/7/2016 7/4/2016
Diffre-Odiete, Akpobome University of Uyo Documentation and Revitalization of Uvwie Oral Literature and Culture Delta State, Nigeria   12/8/2015 1/4/2016
Fantaw, Amare Mizan-Tepi University Collection, Documentation and Transcription of Oral Literature and TEK of the Shabu People, South Western Ethiopia Shabu/South Western Ethiopia   10/14/2013 10/14/2013
Isong, Moses University of Uyo The Collection of Oro Oral Literature Eastern Nigeria   9/13/2016 9/13/2016
Jackson, Kizza Mukasa Makerere University Documentation of Kooki Oral Traditions Bakooki, Uganda   6/5/2013 7/1/2013
Kassam, Anessa/Gemetchu, Megerssa University of Durham/ Addis Ababa University Creating a digital archive of Oromo oral traditions Oromo, Ethiopia   9/2/2010 10/1/2010
Kaunga, Johnson Ole Indigenous Movement for Peace and Conflict Transformation Project to Document Bio Diverse, Ecological & Oral - Cultural Knowledge of the Laikipia Maasai Through Original Place Names North Kenya   11/25/2013 11/25/2013
Kiriama, Herman Deakin University The Recording of Abagusii Material Culture Western Kenyan Highlands   3/21/2013 4/1/2013
Make, Meshesha Wolaita Sodo University Collecting, Recording and Documenting Wolaita Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Southern Ethiopia   3/24/2014 4/1/2014
Malanga, Donald Flywell University of Livingstonia Documenting Oral Traditions of Ndali Ethnic Group in Northern Malawi Malawi   1/12/2017 1/12/2017
Menberu, Abeje Mizan-Tepi University Collection, Documentation and Transcription of Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) of the Bench, in Bench-Maji zone in SNNPR, Ethiopia Ethiopia   8/17/2015 8/17/2015
Muhter, Elias Addis Ababa University Collection, Translation, Transcription and Documentation of Oral Literature, Folk Arts and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Sebat-bet Gurage People, of Central South West Ethiopia Central South West Ethiopia   3/17/2013 4/20/2014
Nakalule, Grace Makerere University Documentation of Traditional Beliefs and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Related to Selected Sacred Places in Buganda Kampala, Uganda   9/1/2013 10/1/2013
Namuzinge, Janifer Sam Iga Memorial College Recording the Endangered Traditional Cultural Practices in Buganda Baganda, Buganda Kingdom, Uganda Niger-Congo 3/16/2015 3/16/2015
Ngara, Carolyne Enduring Voices Foundation - Kenya An Encounter with Extinction: The Exploration of Ngasa Land, Collection of Kingasa Oral Literature and Ngasa Traditional Ecological Knowledge on the Eastern Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania   3/3/2014 5/1/2014
Nyarenchi, Humphrey   The recording of Waata Oral Literature northern Kenya coast at Tana River to Tanzania coast   3/3/2014 4/1/2014
Obunga, John The Ethnographic Foundation of Kenya The Re-Peopling of the Gurapau: Saving the Oral Traditions of the El Molo People of Kenya Lake Turkana, Kenya Afro-Asiatic 9/10/2014 10/1/2014
Ojing, Pamela Anyuaa Women Self Help Group Anyuaa in Exile Ruiru, Kenya Nilo-Saharan 7/9/2015 7/9/2015
Okpokpa, Philemon University of Benin Documenting Ekphei Oral Literature Edo State, Nigeria   9/8/2016 9/8/2016
Paterson, Rebecca University of Oregon Documenting Oral Literature of the Ut-Ma'in Language Western Nigeria Niger-Congo 3/16/2016 11/1/2016
Stambach, Amy/Kwayu, Aikande Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison/ Univ. of Nottingham Lessons from Chagga Elders Living on Mt. Kilimanjaro: Stories about Landscape and History Chagga/Kilimanjaro, Tanzania   8/24/2009 5/1/2010
Titanji, Beatrice University of Buea Documentation of Bali Nyonga Proverbs and Riddles Northwest Cameroon Niger-Congo 7/13/2015 10/10/2015
 
Middle East
  Çaçan, Serhat Columbia University, New York The Stories of Folk Songs Among Kurdish-Kurmanj People Southeast Turkey   11/25/2013 1/1/2014
Hood, Kathleen University of California Bedoin Heritage Project: Phase 1 North Badia, Jordan   5/13/2010 7/1/2010
Hood, Kathleen University of California Bedoin Heritage Project: Phase 2 North Badia, Jordan      
Shankland, David and Caroline Tee Royal Anthropological Institute/University of Bristol Oral History of the Alevis Turkey Turkic, Kurdish 7/25/2013  
Shankland, David and Caroline Tee Royal Anthropological Institute/University of Bristol Oral History of the Cepni Alevis Western Anatolia, Turkey Turkic 10/1/2014 10/1/2015
 
Central Asia
  Ali, Didar MountainTV Documentation of Wakhi Folklores: An initiative to preserve the endangered Wakhi Language Pakistan   3/17/2014 4/1/2014
Cong, Shan Nankai University The Documentation of Oral Literature of the Oroqen Language Oroqen Autonomous Banner, Mongolia; Heilongjiang Province, China   1/2/2017 2/1/2017
Dawut, Rahile Xinjiang University Epic Oral Narratives (dastan) among the Uyghurs Uyghurs/NW China Turkik 8/23/2008 9/1/2008
Dawut, Rahile Xinjiang University Documentation and Digitization: Connecting Community with Digital Uyghur Dastan Database Uyghurs/NW China Turkik 6/22/2015 7/1/2015
Khan, Abdul Qadir University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Saving Endangered Pahari Oral Literature Kashmir, Pakistan Indo-European 3/3/2015 10/1/2015
Khan, Abdul Qadir, and Ayesha Sohail University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Documentation of Severely Endangered Domaaki Oral Literature Gilgit Province, Pakistan   1/5/2017 6/1/2017
Kumari, Shaheen Independent Researcher Documentation of Oral Literature of the Western Pahari Kinnauri Speaking Community Himachal Pradesh, India   9/8/2016 10/1/2016
Negi, Harvinder University of Delhi Documentation of Kannauri Oral Literature for Preservation of Language and Culture Himachal Pradesh, India Tibeto-Burman 6/15/2015 8/1/2015
Rehman, Khawaja University of Management Sciencies and IT, Kotli Documentation of the Oral Traditions of the Kashmiri Community of Neelam District in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan Azad Kashmir, Pakistan Indo-European 1/5/2016 1/5/2016
Sana, Abdul Ghani Freelance Journalist Yaghnobi Oral Literature Tajikistan   3/4/2014 7/1/2014
Sana, Abdul Ghani Freelance Journalist Yaghnobi Children's Literature Tajikistan   7/17/2014 7/17/2014
Sana, Abdul Ghani Freelance Journalist Yaghnobi Speaker Statistics Tajikistan   9/29/2014 9/29/2014
Sana, Abdul Ghani Freelance Journalist Yaghnobi Documentary Film Tajikistan   10/15/2014 10/15/2014
 
Peninsular India and Bangladesh
  Akter, Zahid East West University Audio-visual Documentation of Pangkhua Oral Literature and History Chittagong Hill-Tracts, Bangladesh   9/7/2016 11/1/2016
Alex, Rayson Mudugar-Kurumbur Research Centre Cultural Dictionary of Mudugar in Attapaddy, Kerala State, South India Mudugar, South India   10/14/2010 3/1/2011
Meena, Madan Kota Heritage Society Secret Language of the Kanjjar Tribe Rajasthan   2/1/2011 July 2011
Pradhan, Anuga   Collection of Kui oral literature Kandhmal District, Orissa   5/2/2011  
Rich, Matthew University of Chicago Khasi Verbal Culture Khasi/Northeastern Bangledesh   11/14/2008 January 2009
Wickett, Elizabeth SynAquaNon The Pabuji ki par Video and Recording Project Pabuji ki par epic/Rajasthan   2/9/2009 May 2008
Wickett, Elizabeth SynAquaNon Part 1: Narrative and textiles: Picassos of the Thar Desert; Part II: Kalbelia Songs Project, Phase II Jaislamer, Rajasthan   9/28/2010 Late 2010/Early 2011
 
Bhutan
  Bhutan Oral Literature and Language Documentation Project The Firebird Foundation of Bhutan CSO Ole, Kheng, Lhop, Dzhonka (Sha), Gongduk and Monpa (Dakpa) Bhutan      
Dargye, Yonten & Gengop Karchung Misistry of Home & Cultural Affairs, Bhutan Oral literature pertaining to "The Tale of Nomadic Life of Thoepa Gali" Merak, Trashigang District Eastern Bhutan   7/1/2012 12/1/2012
Donohue, Mark The Australian National University Oral Literature and verbal art from Bumthang central Bhutan   3/1/2014 7/1/2013
Oko, Christina Willis, and Daniela Tijerina Benner Rice University Khengkha Documentation and Description Project: Phase 2 Dangkar Community in Zhemgang District of central Bhutan Sino-Tibetan 6/5/2013 5/1/2014
Oko, Christina Willis, and Daniela Tijerina Benner Rice University Khengkha Documentation and Description Project: Phase 3 Dangkar Community in Zhemgang District of central Bhutan Sino-Tibetan 9/24/2014 Early 2015
Si, Aung Australian National University Documenting traditional ecological knowledge in the Lhokpu language of Bhutan Samtse District, SW Bhutan   6/6/2012 9/1/2012
 
Eastern Himalaya Area
  Aimol, Chongom Damrengthang Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur, India Study of Tarao Oral Literature Manipur, India   4/19/2012  
Aiyadurai, Ambika National University of Singapore Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Mishmi in Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India Arunachal Pradesh, India   1/11/2013  
Bapui, Vanlal   Preservation of Faihriem Northeast India   5/23/2011 10/1/2011
Bhattacharya, Bikash Kumar Freelance Writer Rivers, Springs, Swamps and Water-Spirits: Documentation of Mishing Water Lore and (Re-)Construction of an Indigenous Mishing Epistemology of Water and Water-body Ecologies from Mishing Oral Literature in Assam, Northeast India Assam, India   1/5/2016 1/5/2016
Bhote, Shangbu   Documentation of Lhomi Oral Literature Nepal Sino-Tibetan 1/15/2015 1/15/2016
Bora, Ankita Independent Researcher Turung Ethnohistory: Documentation of Oral Narratives, Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Turungs in Assam, Northeast India     12/19/2016 1/1/2017
Chistotin, Maksim Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Moscow Documentation of Mey Oral Literature Northeast India, Arunachal Pradesh   5/7/2013 11/13/2013
Cho, Kwang-Ju The Australian National University Oral Literature Documentation of Bantawa Eastern Nepal   3/3/2014 4/11/2014
Daimai, Kailadbou University of Delhi Documenting the Unexplored Oral Literature of Liangmai Tamenglong District, Manipur; Peren District, Nagaland Sino-Tibetan 3/31/2016 5/1/2015
Deori, Bina Gandhi Visva-Bharati University Documentation of the Lesser Known Galo Indigenous Deities of Arunachal Pradesh and Rituals Associated With Them Arunachal Pradesh, India Sino-Tibetan 10/13/2015 10/13/2015
Devi, Heisnam Kenny Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur, India Oral Literature in Nambashi: A Documentary Study Ukhrul Districts, Manipur, India Sino-Tibetan 9/10/2014 9/10/2014
Donohue, Mark The Australian National University Kusunda Folk Literature Western Nepal   12/4/2013 1/1/2014
Doye, Eli Dera Natung Government College Geneaological Counting as a Unique Identity Among the Galo Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh, India Sino-Tibetan 10/2/2014 10/2/2014
Gawne, Lauren University of Melbourne Documenting the Traditional Songs and Stories in Kagate, a language of Nepal Ramechhap District, Nepal   4/23/2012  
Gawne, Lauren University of London The Langtang Memory Project: Post-Earthquake Documentation in the Langtang Valley Rasuwa District, Nepal   6/7/2016 6/7/2016
Gneutchel, Rebecca Humboldt University Ethnographic Fieldwork in the East Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh Bangni-Nyishi, East Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh   6/6/2012 8/1/2012
Hall, Amelia Naropa University Recalling the Soul of the Memba of Mechuka Arunachal Pradesh, India   4/20/2016 7/1/2016
Haokip, Pauthang Assam University Collection of Thadou Oral Literature Manipur, India   4/13/2012 4/1/2012
Khular, Sumshot Manipur University Documentation of Lamkang Language Manipur, India   4/20/2016 4/20/2016
Lama, Chhing Chippa Bhote Independent Researcher Documentation of Lhowa Oral Literature Nepal   8/30/2016 8/30/2016
Mao, K. Nipuni North-Eastern Hill University Audio-Visual Documentation of Mao Oral Literature Manipur, India Sino-Tibetan 12/15/2014 12/15/2014
Mara, Kepor Jawaharal Nehru University Capturing the Unexplored Traditions of Folklore and Oral Literature of Tagin Arunachal Pradesh, India   6/13/2011  
Mawon, Somingam North-Eastern Hill University Audio-Visual Documentation of Tangkhul (Hao) Oral Literature Manipur, India   4/4/2016 4/4/2016
Mene, Tarun Apex Professional University Documentation of the Idu Mishmis of Arunachal Pradesh: A Study of Oral Literature Arunachal Pradesh, India   6/5/2014 7/1/2014
Nongthombam, Russell Manipur University Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Maring Maring, Chandel District, Manipur, India Sino-Tibetan 3/11/2015 3/11/2015
Pons, Marie-Caroline University of Oregon Khamci Oral Literature Nepal   8/23/2016 1/5/2017
Post, Mark La Trobe University Galo Poetic Language and Oral Literature Galo/Arunachal Pradesh, India   8/25/2009 8/1/2009
Post, Mark La Trobe University Training and Resources for Indigenous Community Linguists" in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh, India   1/25/2016  
Rai, Vishnu   Ethnolinguistic Study of the Chamling Mundhum Udaypur and Khotang Districts, Nepal   6/6/2012  
Sarangthem, Bobita Manipur University Documentation on Oral Literature of Chothe in Manipur Manipur, India   3/31/2016 3/31/2016
Shneiderman, Sara St. Catharine's College Thangmi Ritual Texts Thangmi/Nepal   7/13/2009 7/1/2009
Shougrakpam, Dhanapati Manipur University Documentation of the Aesthetic value and significance of Meitei Lai Haraoba Manipur, India   6/7/2016 6/7/2016
Singh, Laishram Bijenkumar Nagaland University Documentation of Khoibu Oral Literature Manipur, India   9/12/2016 9/12/2016
Singh, L. Sarbajit Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur, India Documentation of Kharam of Manipur: A Study of Oral Literature Kharam, Manipur, India   10/23/2012 12/1/2012
Singh, L. Surjit University of Delhi Documentation of Inpui Manipur, India   9/5/2013 10/1/2013
Singh, Wahengbam Robert   A Study on the Aesthetic Value and Importance of Khongjam Parba, a Folk Ballad of Manipur Manipur, India   1/9/2017 1/9/2017
Singh, Yumnam Aboy Manipur University Documentation of Kaprang of Manipur Manipur, India Sino-Tibetan 12/15/2014 12/15/2014
Sumi, Abokali/Teo, Amos   Documenting the Traditional Agricultural Songs and Stories of the Sumi Nagas Sumi Nagas, Nagaland, Northeast India   6/9/2011 6/1/2011
Tamut, Oyi North-Eastern Hill University Documentation of Bangru Oral Literature Arunachal Pradesh, India   2/14/2016 2/14/2016
Tisso, Sikari, and Linda Konnerth   The Karbi Song Language: Words of Traditional Knowledge and Evidence of Historical Language Contact Assam, India   12/19/2016 2/1/2017
van Breugel, Seino   The Lyngam Language of Meghalaya Khasi Hills of Meghalaya State in NE India   10/15/2013 1/15/2014
Vokendro, Haobijam Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University Documentation of Bugun of Arunachal Pradesh, A Study of Oral Literature Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India   6/10/2013 7/1/2013
Wanglar, Koninglee Linguistics Department Manipur University, India Documentation of Monsang Oral Literature Monsang/Manipur, India   3/26/2013 4/1/2013
Weedall, Chris Australian National University Grammar of Nafra Variety in Sajolong in West Kameng District West Kameng District Arunachal Pradesh, India   9/1/2013 3/1/2014 *Elections Delayed
Wolring, L., Wng. Kohring Victor, and Pavel Ozerov Anal Naga Tangpi, Anal Literature Society, Hebrew University Manipur Oral Literature Project Anal, Manipur   9/16/2015 9/16/2015
Yamphu, Hom Prasad Tribhuwan University Record, Translate, and Preserve the Ritual Text Mindum from the Yamphu Kirati People of Nepal Nepal   1/17/2012 4/1/2012
 
Mongolia
  Carey, Sas Nomadicare Nomadicare Documentation Project Research Northern Mongolia   4/8/2014 5/21/2014
Organization for the Study of Diaspora Mongols (TASAM) Organization for the Study of Diaspora Mongols (TASAM) Recording of Oral Traditions, Sounds and Rituals Employed by the Mongolian Pastoral Herders Terelj National Park, Mongolia   1/2/2017 1/2/2017
Sanjaa, Miyajav Center for Oirat Studies Documentation of Durvud Oral Literature Western Mongolia Mongolic 7/30/2015 9/1/2015
Yoon, Sunmin Kent State University Mongolian Long-Song Outer Mongolia   12/9/2013 1/1/2014
 
Himalayan Plateau
  Bkra shis bzang po (zha xi rong bu) Qinghai Normal University Nyagrong Minyag: Collection and Annotation of Oral Traditions Nyagrong County, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province China   8/9/2012 May 2012
Bum, Tsering Shanshui Conservation Center Preservation of Indigenous Ecological Knowledge in Two Villages of Western China Ske ba and Mtha' ba villages, Mangra County, Qinghai Province, China   5/8/2014  
Dorji, Caihua Qinghai Nationalities University Oral Literature in the rural communities of Hulong and Guide Counties Rebgong/Jianzha Counties   6/1/2012 6/1/2012
Dondrup, Pohua Black Tent Films Preservation of the Tibetan oral literature Mountainour Galeng Tibetan Township   3/29/2012 4/1/2012
Duo, Dala Bojong Cultural Communications Center Digital Collections of Oral Literature from Ten Communities in the Himalayan Plateau Himalayan Plateau   9/17/2014 11/1/2014
Duojie, Cairang Duke University Digital Collections of Oral Literature in the Communities of Rebkong and Jianzha Counties Rebkong/Jianzha Counties   5/16/2012 6/1/2012
Ha, Mingzong Charles University The Mongghul oral literature project Tu people of Qinghai and Gansu Provinces   6/15/2011 6/1/2011
Jody, Yina Asian University of Women, Bangladesh Revitalization Lavrung Community Siyuewu Village, Puxi Township, China   5/21/2012 Summer 2012
Niang Jijia (Nangchukja) Friendship Charity Association Oral literature preservation project in Amdo Communities, Qinghai Province, PR, China Mangra (Guinan) County   4/19/2012 5/1/2012
Perlin, Ross Himalayan Languages Project, University of Bern Place-Based Knowledge of the Gongshan Nu Yunnan Province, China   6/5/2013 Summer 2013
Plane, Sarah University of Sydney A Survey of the Oral Literature of Undocumented Yi Cultures Yunnan Province, China   6/23/2015 6/23/2015
Rinchenkhar Yarab Association Oral Literature Preservation Project in Rebkong and Zekog Communities, Quinghai Province, PR China Rebkong and Zekog Counties in Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture   11/22/2013 1/1/2014
Roche, Gerald Qinghai Normal University Narrated Knowledge on the Himalayan Plateau Qinghai Province, China   3/23/2011 4/1/2011
Roche, Gerald Qinghai Normal University Cultural Documentation in Henan Mongol Autonomous County Qinghai Province, China   8/8/2012 1/1/2013
Tribur, Zoe University of Oregon Oral Traditions of Minyong Glacier and Meili Snow Mountain in a Farming Tibetan Community in Dechen County Yunnan Province, China   9/13/2016 9/13/2017
Tribur, Zoe University of Oregon Place-based Oral Traditions of sGrog chen gsum mdo Qinghai Province, China   9/13/2016 9/13/2017
Tsemdo Qinghai Nationalities University Documentation of the Oral Traditions in Trika County Trika County, Qinghai Province   3/1/2014 3/20/2014
yu 'brug, G.   Saving endangered oral literature and language in Rong brag County, Sichuan Province, PR China China   3/2/2012 2/1/2013
Zhang, Sihong James Cook University Collection of Ersu Shaba Oral Lit. and Trad. Ecological Knowledge SW Sichuan Province, China   11/22/2011  
 
Vietnam
  Nguyen, Tam University of Oregon, Eugene Êđê Oral Literature Project DakLak province, Vietnam   1/3/2013 12/1/2013
 
Philippines
  Conde, Cyril Ateneo de Naga University The Oral Literature and Culture of the Agta Tribe in La Anunciation, Mount Asog, Philippines Province of Camarines Sur, Phililppines   3/30/2016 3/30/2016
Klimenko, Sergei Institute for Linguistic Research, Russian Academy of Sciences Documentation of Yattuka, a Language of Hudhud, the Epic Chant of Ifugao Province, the Philippines Ifugao, Philippines   9/28/2015 5/15/2016
Novellino, Dario University of Kent Recovering and Digitalizing Batak oral narratives and living traditions Batak/Palawan, Philippines   3/19/2010 6/1/2010
Parades, Oona National University of Singapore Baliguihan Panod Project northern Minandao, Philippines   1/22/2014 3/1/2014
Sugguiyao, Natividad Kalinga Apayao State College Kalinga Ullalim - The living voices of our ancestors Kalinga Tribe/Philippines   10/12/2010 Fall 2010
 
New Guinea Region
  Aiton, Grant James Cook University Eibela Oral Literature Documentation and Research Project Western Province/Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea Trans-New Guinea 3/16/2015 5/1/2015
Ballard, Chris Australian National University The Chiefly oral traditions of central Vanuatu Republic of Vanuatu   10/19/2010 11/1/2010
Barlow, Russell University of Hawai'i at Manoa Documenting the Oral Literature of the Ulwa People East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea   3/30/2016 6/1/2016
Barth, Danielle University of Oregon, Eugene Matukar Panau Oral Literature Collection Madang Province, Papua New Guinea   1/3/2012 1/1/2013
Bird, Steven University of Melbourne Basic oral language documentation, Papua New Guinea Varied/Usarufa, Papua New Guinea   1/7/2010 2/1/2010
Bird, Steven University of Melbourne Oral Literature Collection of Siane Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea   6/29/2016 1/1/2017
Boettger, Julianne James Cook University Oral Literature of the Lele People Manus Province, Papua New Guinea Austronesian 9/10/2014 10/1/2014
Gillespie, Kirsty Australian National University The sun stories of the Lihir, Papua New Guinea Lihir/ Papua New Guinea   8/25/2009 9/1/2009
Lindsey, Kate Lynn Stanford University Documenting the Oral Literature of Ende Pahoturi River, Papua New Guinea South-Central Papuan 6/15/2015 8/24/2015
Lindsey, Kate Lynn Stanford University Documenting the Oral Literature of Ende Pahoturi River, Papua New Guinea South-Central Papuan 3/9/2016 Cont. of Project
Lipset, David University of Minnesota A sinking canoe: Collecting the oral literature of the Murik lakes in the midst of rising sea-levels Murik/Papua New Guinea   1/26/2010 7/1/2010
Lipset, David University of Minnesota A sinking canoe: Collecting the oral literature of the Murik lakes in the midst of rising sea-levels Murik/Papua New Guinea   4/24/2012 7/1/2012
Sarvasy, Hannah James Cook University Nungon oral literature collection Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea   1/23/2012  
Schokkin, Dineke James Cook University Collection of traditional song genres on Baluan Island Baluan Island, Papua New Guinea   10/19/2011 10/1/2011
Schreyer, Christine/Wagner, John University of British Columbia Vernacular Education and Ecological Knowledge in Papua New Guinea Kala/Morobe, Papua New Guinea   4/13/2010 5/1/2010
Sullivan, Nancy (deceased) Kittredge Foundation Karawari Cave Arts Project Karawari Region Papua New Guinea   7/21/2009 8/1/2009
Telban, Borut/Vavrova, Daniela Slovene Academy of Sciences & Art/James Cook University The Poetics of Ambonwari Oral History Karawari Region Papua New Guinea   9/7/2010 12/1/2010
van Tongeren, Charlotte Australian National University Filming Suki Oral Literature Western Province, Papua New Guinea   9/24/2015 11/1/2015
Wolffram, Paul Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand A collection of song, dance, magical ritual practices, and the local mythology of the Lak people of Southern Ireland, Papua New Guinea Lak People of Southern Ireland, Papua New Guinea   7/13/2009 12/1/2009
 
Borneo
  Chua, Liana Cambridge University Photographic Repatriation Project Baram District/Sarawak, Malaysia   4/1/2009 6/1/2009
Franco, Merlin Curtin Sarawak Research Institute Developing a unified ethnobotanical index to assess language and traditional knowledge vitality Sarawak, Borneo   9/10/2012 3/13/2012
Janowski, Monica University of Sussex Kelabit oral literature collection and publishing Kelabit Highlands, Sarawak, Malaysia   5/18/2009 7/1/2009
Marshell, Sanen University of Nottingham Dusunic and Murut Oral Tradition Dusun/Murut/Sabah, Malaysia   9/1/2008 6/1/2008
Regnier, Denis Université Libre de Bruxelles Oral Accounts of Samihim History Indonesian Borneo South East Barito 6/5/2014  
Rothstein Mikael/Sercombe, Peter University of Copenhagen Orature of the Eastern Penan Sarawak, Borneo   2/7/2011 2/1/2011
Sutlive, Vinson College of William and Mary A Comprehensive Iban-English Dictionary Sarawak, Borneo   9/1/2013 Ongoing
 
Pacific
  Collins, Megan Radio New Zealand Minangkabau West Sumatra, Indonesia   1/17/2011 4/1/2013
Hardin, Jessica Brandeis University Samoan Medicine: Healing and treatment choices through narrative Samoans/American Samoa   2/9/2009 6/1/2009
Kerby, John University of Oxford An Illustrated Cultural Dictionary of Toda Sedeq Toda Sedeq, Taiwan Austronesian 9/9/2014 11/1/2014
Kratochvil, Frantisek Nanyang Technological University Abui Tales of Origin - Weaving the Narrative Fabric of Origin, Peace, Land-Tenure and Identity in a Papuan Community of Eastern Indonesia Alor Island, Eastern Indonesia   3/31/2016 4/1/2016
Naitoro, Kateřina Australian National University Documentation of the oral literature of the 'Are'are people Malaita, Soloman Islands   6/5/2014 10/1/2014
Palmer, Lisa University of Melbourne Recording Waima'a and Midiki Oral Histories and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in an Independent Timor Leste Timor Leste   9/24/2015 1/1/2016
Windschuttel, Glenn University of Newcastle Documentation of Kui Alor Island, Eastern Indonesia Trans-New Guinea 12/15/2014 1/1/2015

 

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