A recording made in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan during an ethnographic study of child life. Contents of recording: 1. Uepekere, by Toroshino Kaizawa (female age 75, 12 August 1965) [The story was told as an example of the types of stories told to children who are 7 or 8 years old. The story is about a woman who recieves an epidemic from a cursed rotten stump. Her village is saved from the epidemic because her husband performs a ritual harucahrupa ceremony to banish the evil].
Sister Marie Inez Hilger Papers, Sound Recordings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland