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Melemchi Village, Nepal 1989

Creator:
Bishop, John filmmaker  Search this
Ethnographer:
Bishop, Naomi  Search this
Physical description:
13,000 feet (6 hours 5 minutes) sound/silent color film/video
Culture:
Helambu Valley  Search this
Pulayas  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nepal
Nepal, Helambu Valley
Asia
Date:
1989
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Temples--prayer wheels  Search this
Harvests--barley  Search this
Barley--method of harvest  Search this
Animal husbandry--milking--cows  Search this
Seances--spirit mediums--ritual  Search this
Mediums--ritual--spirit communication  Search this
Spirits--mediums--communication with  Search this
Ritual--spirit mediums--seances  Search this
Chanting--as part of ritual  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--cymbals--horns--bells  Search this
Agriculture--corn--barley--grains  Search this
Food preparation--churning butter--cheese  Search this
Altars--seances  Search this
Animal sacrifice--as part of ritual  Search this
Purification--ritual  Search this
Mills--grinding flour--water driven  Search this
Weaving--wool--looms  Search this
Pastoral activities--herding--miling--grazing  Search this
Bells--for keeping birds from crops  Search this
Quarrying--boulders--for building stones  Search this
Mortuary practices--pallequin--procession--cremation  Search this
Funerals--cremation  Search this
Priest--lama--chanting  Search this
Temple--gompa--ceremony  Search this
Bread--ceremonial Nara bread--gompa  Search this
Dancing--ritual--social  Search this
Woodworking--carving  Search this
Altars--gompa  Search this
Flags--prayer flags--raising of  Search this
Potatoes--cultivation of  Search this
Shrines--gompa  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1990.5.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218929

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