03/09/2013

Wildes Indien Himalaya zwischen Tibet und Burma Historische und Völkerkundemuseum St Gallen

 ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 - 2016

no. 668

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ACTUALITY

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 Wildes Indien

Himalaya zwischen Tibet und Burma

4. Mai 2013 bis 19. Januar 2014

Historische und Völkerkundemuseum 

St Gallen

http://www.hmsg.ch/ausstellungen_osthimalaya.asp

 

Photo

Francois Pannier

http://www.letoitdumonde.net/

 

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FIELD WORK

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NIKASI SEMAU

Photo Johan Reinhard

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Images taken of religious ceremonies & shamanism while the author was carrying out ethnographic research among the Purbia Raji

in

1969-70 and in parts of 1975-76. 

At that time the Raji still lived in the Babai River Valley before being moved out by the government to near 

the Indian border in order to make room for Bardia National Park. 

The Raji are a Tibeto-Burman speaking tribe that had taken up agriculture in the forested foothills. 

 

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Preparing of ritual items for Nikasi (Semau) puja for expelling evil spirits

from village & fields 

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Leaving to village boundary

for Semau puja

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 Arranging items for Nikasi (Semau) puja at village boundary 

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Making offering at Nikasi (semau) puja

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Items for Nikasi (Semau) puja 

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Making offering at Nikasi (Semau) puja

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Shaman being possessed at Nikasi (Semau) puja

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Nikasi (Semau) puja blood offering

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On way to make offerings at

Nikasi (Semau) puja

 

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Blood offering

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Photo of the week

Ancient Naga head-hunter's basket

 

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PROVENANCE

James Allen collection

Since 1897

at the

Museum of Mankind London

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Copyright

Alan Macfarlaine

NAGA DATABASE

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More about Naga Furer Haimendorf collection

  http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/aaa-furer-haimendorf-...

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Book of the Week

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KULU AND LAHOUL

 C. G Bruce

E Arnold

1914

University of California Libraries

 

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Ethnoflorence Old  Posts Selection

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LARGER THAN LIFE:

THE

TERRACOTTA SCULPTURES 

OF

INDIA

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TEXT AND PICTURES

courtesy 

of

RON DU BOIS

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/archive/2012/10/11/ro...

 

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05/09/2008

Small Nagaland Indigenous People mask. Naga tribal art. Naga tribal artifact of Nagaland. ETHNOFLORENCE COLLECTION.

ETHNOFLORENCE

2009

EDITION

SMALL NAGA PEOPLE MASK

 

About the Naga people visit the interesting site AIENLA PROJECT dedicated to the preservation of tribal cultures    www.aienlaproject.com  .

 

Visit also THE NAGAS OF THE ASSAM-BURMA BORDER CAMBRIDGE EXPERIMENTAL VIDEODISC PROJECT on     www.alanmacfarlane.com

 

THE HARRY L. NEUFELD & TIALA M. NEUFELD COLLECTION OF NAGA TRIBAL ART is visible on      www.nagaman.com

Interesting the photos and the video of the exhibition "Naga Tribal Art Adornment: Signatures of Status and Self" of the Neufeld Collection in the Washington D.C. Bead Museum 

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Frontal view.

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Forehead view.

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Frontal view detail.

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Below frontal view detail.

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Side A view.

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Side A view detail

 

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Side B view.

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Back side view.

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Back side view detail.

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Back side view detail.

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Back side view detail.

 

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