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    • Collection number: 2015-08
    • Primary contributors: Juliana Maslai (consultant), Mary Maslai (consultant), Bibiana Maslai (consultant), Glorina Maslai (consultant), Horsing Kholar (consultant), Virginia Dawson (researcher)
    • Language: Tiwa (lax)
    • Historical information: These materials were collected by Virginia Dawson in Assam, India, beginning in 2015 during her graduate studies at UC Berkeley. Tiwa is spoken in Assam and Meghalaya, India. The 2001 census lists the number of speakers as 27,100 (out of 131,000 ethnic Tiwas). Most Tiwa speakers live in the Karbi hills; Tiwas that live in the plains generally speak Assamese. These materials were collected in Umswai, Karbi Anglong district, Assam.
    • Scope and content: Recordings of elicitation sessions, texts (including traditional narratives and personal histories), scans of printed language material and field notes. File bundles are organized by year and data type (field notes, recordings of elicitation sessions, primary texts).
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Tiwa (Tibeto-Burman) Fieldwork Collection, SCL 2015-08, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X25Q4T8C

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    • Item number: 2015-08.006
    • Date: Jun 2016 to Jul 2016
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-08.005 derives from this Item
    • Contributors: Bibiana Maslai (consultant), Mary Maslai (consultant), Virginia Dawson (researcher)
    • Language: Tiwa (lax)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Umswai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
    • Description: Audio recordings (and partial transcriptions) of elicitation sessions in June-July 2016 field trip. Indefinite pronouns, quantifier float, scope, tense and aspect. File names provide date (YYYYMMDD) and consultant initials. All recordings made in in Umswai, Assam. These recordings correspond to the dated field notes in the 2016 Field Notes file bundle.
    • Collection: Tiwa (Tibeto-Burman) Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: 2016 Elicitation Sessions, 2015-08.006, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/23745
    • Item number: 2015-08.005
    • Date: Jun 2016 to Jul 2016
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-08.006 is a source of this Item
    • Contributors: Bibiana Maslai (consultant), Mary Maslai (consultant), Virginia Dawson (researcher)
    • Language: Tiwa (lax)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Umswai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
    • Description: Field notes from June/July 2016 trip to Umswai, consisting of two primary data notebooks and an elicitation planning notebook. These notes correspond to the recordings in the 2016 Elicitation Sessions folder.
    • Collection: Tiwa (Tibeto-Burman) Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: 2016 Field Notes, 2015-08.005, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/23744
    • Item number: 2015-08.007
    • Date: Jul 2017 to Aug 2017
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-08.008 derives from this Item
    • Contributors: Mary Maslai (consultant), Bibiana Maslai (consultant), Virginia Dawson (researcher)
    • Language: Tiwa (lax)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Umswai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
    • Description: Audio recordings of elicitation sessions in July-August 2017 field trip. (In)definites, disjunction, quantifier float, scrambling, and number marking. File names provide date (YYYYMMDD) and consultant initials. All recordings made in Umswai, Assam. These recordings correspond to the data field notes in the 2017 Field Notes bundle.
    • Collection: Tiwa (Tibeto-Burman) Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: 2017 Elicitation Sessions, 2015-08.007, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/24772
    • Item number: 2015-08.008
    • Date: Jul 2017 to Aug 2017
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-08.007 is a source of this Item
    • Contributors: Mary Maslai (consultant), Bibiana Maslai (consultant), Virginia Dawson (researcher)
    • Language: Tiwa (lax)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Umswai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
    • Description: Field notes from July/August 2017 trip to Umswai, consisting of two primary data notebooks (PDFs) and a text document containing more detailed contexts used in semantic elicitation (which are not fully written out in the data books). These notes correspond to the recordings in the 2017 Elicitation Sessions folder.
    • Collection: Tiwa (Tibeto-Burman) Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: 2017 Field Notes, 2015-08.008, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/24773
    • Item number: 2015-08.009
    • Date: Jul 2018
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-08.010 derives from this Item
    • Contributors: Mary Maslai (consultant), Bibiana Maslai (consultant), Virginia Dawson (researcher)
    • Language: Tiwa (lax)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Umswai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
    • Description: Audio recordings of elicitation sessions during July 2018. Extensive documentation of disjunction, indefinites, comparatives, discontinuous DPs, attitude reports, and a variety of other topics. File names provide date (YYYYMMDD) and consultant initials. All recordings made in Umswai, Assam. These recordings correspond to the dated field notes in the 2018 Field Notes bundle.
    • Collection: Tiwa (Tibeto-Burman) Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: 2018 Elicitation Sessions (July 2018), 2015-08.009, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/25389
    • Item number: 2015-08.010
    • Date: Jul 2018
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-08.009 is a source of this Item
    • Contributors: Mary Maslai (consultant), Bibiana Maslai (consultant), Virginia Dawson (researcher)
    • Language: Tiwa (lax)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Umswai, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
    • Description: Field notes from July 2018 trip to Umswai, consisting of three primary data notebooks (PDFs). These notes correspond to the recordings in the 2018 Elicitation Sessions folder.
    • Collection: Tiwa (Tibeto-Burman) Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: 2018 Field Notes, 2015-08.010, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/25392