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Creators:
Cool, John C., 1926-
Bista, Dor Bahadur
Dates:
May 4, 1966
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4832
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Observations on economic development, government and politics and religion and shamanism among the Sherpa communities, made during an 8-day trip.

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Creators:
Chapman, John W. (John Wight), 1858-1939
Dates:
undated
Size:
108 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1279
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 ...

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Dates:
1922
Size:
1 Item (leaf , 021 in x 024 in mounted on 023 in x 026 in)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS317692
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
1922
Size:
1 Item (leaf , 021 in x 024 in mounted on 023 in x 026 in)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS317691
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Schreter, A. Harvey
Dates:
circa 1985
Size:
1 audio cassette: 90 minutes
18 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and audio recording made by A. Harvey Schreter documenting ceremonies of Jivaro Indians, including the shaman Tukupi. The photographs depict Jivaro Indians, dwellings, basketmaking, a quiver with curare, and members of Schreter's expedition party. Also includes images of sacred falls in Miasal, Ecuador and a map of areas that Schrete...

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Creators:
Laderman, Carol
Dates:
1970-2009
Size:
6 Linear Feet ((15 boxes and 1 manuscript envelope) and 154 cassette tapes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2012-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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.

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Creators:
Williams, Lewis D.
Dates:
1896
Collection ID:
NAA.MS683
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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."

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Creators:
Hickey, Gerald Cannon, 1925-2010
Dates:
circa 1960-1969
Size:
16 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-34
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 the Smithsonian. In a letter describi...

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Creators:
Walker, Jan C., Reverend
Liebenzell Mission of U.S.A
Dates:
bulk 1961 and 1965
Size:
8 Photographs (1 postcard; 1 pamphlet; and 1 document)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2008-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Eight photographs taken by Reverend Jan C. Walker in Yap in 1961; a blank postcard of the first evangelical church in Yap; and a copy of Liebenzell Mission, July-August 1965, Volume 24, Number 4, with a picture of a Yapese man named Moses on the cover and a testimonial on him by Edmund and Elizabeth Kalau in the issue. The eight black and white pho...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Earle, Frank
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
1927
Size:
100 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3010
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text on witch medicine handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Frank Earle, with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek.

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