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Manipur gi Puwari amasung Meeyam gi Puwari (People’s History)

“Puwari ayamba angam-athou singbu wangna thangatnaba amasung makhoigi kananaba eekhiba ngaktani.” (1) — Eric Hobsbawm (1998, 267) gi wareng “On History from Below” Manipur gi puwari hairaga eikhoina ngasi khangnariba…

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Malem amasung Manipur da May Day Pangthokpa Hourakpa

Eng kumja 1884 gi October tha da United States ta leiba sinmi lup sing gi apunba, Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions, na nongmada pung 8 da gi henna…

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Review of Pheida: Gender at Periphery

Following is the review of Pheida: Gender at Periphery, a book written by Santa Khurai, Dr. Rubani Yumkhaibam and Bonita Pebam. “Pheida di thouna yina touphadey .” – Masilney Pheida:…

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“Meitei gi Esei” amasung “Meitei Leima”: Lamyanba Irabot ki Honglakkhiba Wakhanlon

“Meitei gi Esei” amasung “Meitei Leima” hairiba seireng ani asi neinaduna Lamyanba Irabot ki honglakhiba wakhanlon gi echel bu khara makhei oirabusu khangba ngamnaba warengsida hotnajabani.] Kun suba chahi cha…

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Review of N Birachandra’s Seven Years Devastation

The review of Ningthoujam (N) Birachandra’s 2009 book Seven Years Devastation will provide an occasion for remember the horrors that people of Manipur suffered at the hands of Burmese kingdom…

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Ta Tomba’s Khongchat and Imphal-Lawai Class Divide

Ta Tomba’s Khongchat is a movie about the journey of a lawai macha, a village dweller, in the bustling Imphal. Olen Lairenjam plays Ta Tomba, a village simpleton. The film…

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Royal Book House: Making a Space for Indigenous Literature since 2009

Royal Book House, an old shabby book store, lies behind the Governor’s residence at Imphal. Longjamcha Sanathoi Piba and Hijam ningol Longjam ongbi Phajabi Leima, a couple in their mid…

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Notes on Cheitharon Kumpapa, 1500-1550 CE

The notes on Cheitharon Kumpapa (CK, henceforth) below are on the first half of the sixteenth century. The attempt is to understand the feudal system that existed between 1500 and…

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Puya, Laichat amasung Physical Distancing

_Michael Samjetsabam COVID 19 laichat asina maram oiduna Bharat ki meeyam angakpa fangna waare. Mee seebagi chang hengatlaktuna laichat asi pak chaona sandokpa mafam ama Bharat ngasidi oire. Senmitlon gi…

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“Houjik Tougadaba Karino?”: Lamyanba Irabot ki Wareng

Wareng gi matang da “Houjik Tougadaba Karino?” hairiba Lamyanba Irabot ki wareng asi ehan hanba oina 1932 da Yakairol gi May-June tha gi chefong da fongkhibani. Wareng asi Lamyanba Irabot…

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