Scope and Contents
Edited films, outtakes, stills, and narration tracks by John and Naomi Bishop. Includes footage shot in the village of Melamchi, Nepal, for the film Himalayan Herders.
Supplementary material: Supplementary materials: audio tapes, 35mm slides, black-and-white stills.
Annotatations (recorded narratives) are by John Bishop, documentary filmmaker, Naomi Bishop, anthropologist, John Homiak, Human Studies Film Archives and Nogabu, cultural informant from Melamchi. Footage complements [Melemchi Village, 1989].
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