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Fate of the lhapa [electronic resource] / Documentary Educational Resources ; [presented by] Indigenous Lenses.

Publication:
Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, c2007-2008.
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video (63 min.) : sd., col.
Series:
Ethnographic video online.

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Subjects:
Medicine, Tibetan.
Refugees -- Nepal.
Shamanism -- Nepal.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Language:
Spoken Tibetan with English subtitles.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
(Producer) This is about the last three Tibetan shamans (lhapas) living in a Tibetan refugee camp in Nepal. With no other descendants to carry on their healing practices and a younger generation acculturating and modernizing, they are practicing an endangered tradition.
Credits:
Author/ethnographer, director, producer, Sarah Sifers ; music, William Susman.
Notes:
Title from title frames (Ethnographic video online, viewed on Jan. 23, 2012).
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2010. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Sifers, Sarah. , Author, , Director, Producer
Susman, William. , Composer
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm) , Distributor
OCLC:
243818211
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.