Index of Original Documents used to build the Archive of Miao Songs and Stories

The list of documents below are links to a Cross-Reference page for each document. Each Cross-Reference page has the following structure.

Cross Reference for Document A






Also Recorded. To see these alternative versions, follow the link at the left hand end of the row.




Song of the creation of heaven and earth

Sung by Yang Zhi

E1 p1-3, E1 p1-3, K1/1 p1-3,
L1 p1-5, N2 p342347

No. The number of the song within the document. If you wish to see the relevant pages within the original document, click on the number in this column.

Note: If, when you try to see an original page you do not see something like this

then you will need to make changes to your system. See Setting up your System Viewing the original, hand-written, documents..

Pages The page numbers of the song within the document.
Archive The song number in the archive. If you wish to see the song in the archive then click on the song number in this column.
Title The title of the song in both Miao and English.

Note: if the Miao characters in the title above do not look something like and you wish to see them, you may need to make changes to your system. See Setting up your System for Miao characters .

Source The name of the person who sang (or recited) this version of the song. Occasionally the singer is unknown.
Also Recorded Some songs appear in several documents. This column contains references to all the other versions of the song.

E1 p1-3 is read as a reference to Document E, Song 1, pages 1-3

Document A
Document B
Document C
Document D
Document E' (also called EP)
Document E
Document F
Document G
Document H
Document J
Document K
Document L
Document M
Document N

There is more information about the origins of the documents.