MS 4832 Notes on the Khumbu and Pharak Regions, Solukhumbu District, Nepal
Bista, Dor Bahadur
Observations on economic development, government and politics and religion and shamanism among the Sherpa communities, made during an 8-day trip.
Portrait (Front) of Mongolian Female Shaman in Costume with Ornaments and Weapons
Portrait (Front) of Mongolian Male Shaman in Costume with Ornaments and Weapons
Eduardo the Shaman: A Case Study of Culture and Hallucinogens
Full film record explores a pre-Columbian tradition of folk therapy known as curanderismoin northern Peru. Based on seven years of ethnographic research by Douglas Sharon, the footage documents the activities of Eduardo Calderon, a Peruvian fisherman, ceramacist and curandero(healer). Scenes of the healer in various daily interactions with members …
Carol Laderman Papers
Carol Laderman was a medical anthropologist best known for her research on Malay traditional medicine. Her work focused on beliefs and practices regarding childbirth and nutrition as well as shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. This collection consists of the professional papers of Carol Laderman, medical anthropologist and university professor. The bulk of the collection pertains to her research on childbirth, nutrition, and shamanic healing practices in rural Malaysia. These materials include field notes, surveys, transcripts of Main Peteri ceremonies, grant applications, photographs, and sound recordings. Of special interest are her photographs of midwives and shamans treating patients, including Main Peteri ceremonies, as well as traditional Malay weddings and festivals. Also noteworthy are her recordings of Main Peteri ceremonies and her interviews with midwives and shamans. The collection also contains her unpublished and published writings; her dissertation; a report on her undergraduate fieldwork with pregnant Puerto Rican teenagers; her lecture notes and files as a university professor; files documenting her involvement in professional associations; and correspondence with colleagues.
MS 1279 Ingalik texts of ten myths
Texts with interlinear and free translations. Contents: 1. The Crow's disappointment 5 and 3 pages. 8 pages. 2. The little hawk 2 and 2 pages. 4 pages. 3. How the fox became red 2 and 1 pages. 3 pages. 4. The origin of animals that dive, and of aquatic birds 7 and 3 pages. 10 pages. 5. The sun and the moon 7 and 3 pages. 10 pages. 6. The Wolverine …
MS 683 Nez Perce Legends
Contents: (a)- 10 numbered legends with text and interlinear translation. 209 pages. (b)- Notebook containing legends, and an article on the "Origin of Shamanism- Animal Worship."
MS 3010 Fox text by Frank Earle on witch medicine
Text on witch medicine handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Frank Earle, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek.
Gerald Cannon Hickey photographs of Montagnard peoples in South Vietnam
Photographs depicting Montagnard people utilizing items such as baskets, axes, hoes, and crossbows, as well as interiors and exteriors of dwellings. They include one image of the King of Fire, a Jarai shaman. The photographs are a sample submitted to illustrate the use of artifacts which Hickey also donated to …
Paul Wirz films
Outtakes shot during travels in the Humbolt Bay and Lake Sentani areas of Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya), Nias and Mentawei, Sumatra (Padang Highlands), Borneo, Bali, and India. People documented include the Papuan inhabitants of Lake Sentani and Humbolt Bay, Balinese, the Batak (Sumatra), and the Dayak, Banto, and Barito …