March 20, 2013 at 6pm to April 22, 2013 at 11:45pm
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"Hi All -
My name is Lauren Knapp - I have a BA in Anthropology (focusing on cultural and linguistic anthro), but my professional background is in journalism. I am a videographer and multimedia journalist interested in working at the intersection of…"
"Hi Fabian -
We actually interviewed the shaman for about an hour. It was very difficult to do the interview as 1) we were working with a translator and 2) she was quite terse. I don't know anything about the Chinese practice, but my guess is…"
"A very well made video. But what is the purpose of this ritual? I am also curious whether you would make a distinction between shamanism and Chinese spirit mediumship - are they in your opinion completely different practices, or are shaman a form of…"
In early August I spent a day with a herding family in western Mongolia's Khovd Province. The family was able to deconstruct their ger/yurt, pack all their belongings on camels, move their homes and herds 20 km and reassemble their ger in one day.
"Yeah - they were looking for the best (most succulent) sheep for the Tsagaan Sar table. They were examining the tails because they are a better indicator of how fat an animal is than just looking at the fur. They were also concerned with how the…"