RGU conducts workshop on Tangam language documentation

ITANAGAR, Oct 07: The Centre for Endangered Languages (CFEL) under Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies (AITS), Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh organized four-day long intensive workshop on Tangam language documentation began here on Friday.
The main objective of the workshop is to carry out language documentation and also document endangered folk genres of the lesser-known variety of Adi language. Tangam is a critically endangered language group which is spoken by least populated community of Kugging Village, Upper Siang. Kugging village is also referred to as the last Adi village by the members which is approximately 19 Kms from Tuting headquarter.
Members of the community also interacted with RGU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Tamo Mibang along with coordinator of the workshop Rejhoney Borang, senior research fellow, CFEL, RGU and CFEL research team. The workshop is one of the series of workshop to be conducted by CFEL, RGU, Doimukh in collaboration with community members of endangered language groups of Arunachal Pradesh.

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