|Interview One: Preparing the Soil.
Shall I tell you about rice planting yes.
First we get rid of the undergrowth yes.
Then we clean the terraces.
Break up the soil we did that together yes.
Then smooth the soil.
Then plant the seed.
Youve seen me do that, havent you?
Then cover it over and dig water channels.
We hoe out small water channels, dont we? Yes.
So we hoe out the channels.
I bring the seed along, youve seen that? Yes.
So that is the end of the rice seed planting.
Dilmaya Gurung explains the planting process, speaking in the Tamu (Gurung) language [3.8 MB]
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