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Title: The story of “The abandoned lost boy”
Language: Chakhesang
Description: “The Abandoned Lost Boy” is a captivating Chakhesang Naga folktale that tells the story of a young boy who becomes separated from his family in the vast forest. As the boy wanders through the dense wilderness, he encounters various challenges and encounters with mystical creatures.

With each step, the boy’s determination and resilience grow stronger. He faces the daunting presence of the forest, the mysterious whispers of the wind, and the watchful eyes of the creatures that inhabit the woods. Despite the hardships, the boy’s spirit remains unyielding.

Through his journey, the boy learns valuable lessons about survival, courage, and the power of perseverance. He discovers hidden strengths within himself and develops a deep connection with nature.

As the boy overcomes each obstacle, he gradually finds his way back to his family. When he reunites with his loved ones, there is a profound sense of joy and relief. The tale emphasizes the importance of family bonds and the unbreakable spirit of a determined soul.

“The Abandoned Lost Boy” serves as a reminder that even in the face of adversity, one can find their way back home with resilience, courage, and the support of loved ones. It’s a beautiful folktale that celebrates the human spirit and the power of never giving up.

Format & Duration: Audio: 6 mins 20 secs
Date of Recording: 23-Oct-2023
Date of Upload: 02-Nov-2023
Performer: Lhilo Kronu
Creator: Akivito, Cheweu, Neisemenuo, Eliza, Nungsangrenla
Publisher: Tetso College, Dimapur
Note: NA

Akivito, Cheweu, Neisemenuo, Eliza, Nungsangrenla. 2023. The story of "The abandoned lost boy". ( NEIIPA,Tetso College. Accessed: (14-Jun-2024)

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