Ao Naga Language.

Ao Naga was a preliterate language until the Christian missionaries introduced a script system to write that language and produced textbooks to teach the language to Ao children and adults.

Like other preliterate communities in the North-Eastern India, Ao Naga is rich with excellent folktales and folksongs. Folktales are told to the children by their parents and grandparents, peer groups, and elders of the community. Folktales are sometimes enacted in the form of dances and singing. There are several characters in the folktales of Ao Naga that come into play a prominent role in many stories. One of the themes generally noticed in the folktales is the life of the community before the people settled down in their present land.

Many folktales have characters that may not be easily understood in the present day context. Obviously several of these stories were originally intended to be humorous, but sometimes the humor of a folktale may not be obvious. Explanation is needed from the elders as to the meaning of such tales and the characters in them. The language has changed a lot, and also these tales were carried over into the present land when the Aos migrated from the other parts of Asia. Another difficulty noticed is that the language in which some of the folktales are narrated may not be fully understood, because these may be replete with words not currently in use.

Ao Naga was a preliterate language until the Christian missionaries introduced a script system to write that language and produced textbooks to teach the language to Ao children and adults.

Like other preliterate communities in the North-Eastern India, Ao Naga is rich with excellent folktales and folksongs. Folktales are told to the children by their parents and grandparents, peer groups, and elders of the community. Folktales are sometimes enacted in the form of dances and singing. There are several characters in the folktales of Ao Naga that come into play a prominent role in many stories. One of the themes generally noticed in the folktales is the life of the community before the people settled down in their present land.

Many folktales have characters that may not be easily understood in the present day context. Obviously several of these stories were originally intended to be humorous, but sometimes the humor of a folktale may not be obvious. Explanation is needed from the elders as to the meaning of such tales and the characters in them. The language has changed a lot, and also these tales were carried over into the present land when the Aos migrated from the other parts of Asia. Another difficulty noticed is that the language in which some of the folktales are narrated may not be fully understood, because these may be replete with words not currently in use.

Ao Nagas are presently Christian in their faith. Ao Nagas are undergoing the processes of modernization and some westernization in the last few decades. This has reduced the need for an absorbing interest in telling and listening to the folktales. It is a common sight that if you ask an Ao Naga to tell you some folktales he may refer to an older person or a person who has the reputation of having this special knowledge about the folktales in the community. Slowly folktales may not be a shared knowledge of the community.

This is an unfortunate situation that needs to be remedied, because folktales are not just myths or superstitions, they are carriers of the culture and a sure source of better socialization processes.

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