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    • Pemba Sherpa 2, Changes in Trekking Industry 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Pemba Sherpa, a long time trekking guide, discusses some of the changes that have occurred in the trekking industry. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings ...
    • Pemba Sherpa 3, How Treatment of Nepalis and Westerners Differs 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Pemba Sherpa, a long time trekking guide, discusses some of the difference in medical treatment that Nepalis and Westerners receive. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. ...
    • Pemba Sherpa 4, Pay Structure for Porters 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Pemba Sherpa, a long time trekking guide, explains the pay structure for porters working in the Khumbu. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a wide ...
    • Pemba Sherpa Photo 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-04)
    • Prakash Adhikari 1, Altitude Illness in Pilgrims 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Prakash explains the problems they have with altitude illness in pilgrims travelling to Gosikunda.These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a wide variety ...
    • Prakash Adhikari 2, AMS Experience 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Prakash talks about his own near death experience with Altitude Mountain Sickness while working as a Liaison Officer on a Himalayan expedition. That is how he began working for the Himalayan Rescue Association. These ...
    • Prakash Adhikari 3, Evolution of Technology 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Prakash explains how communication technology has evolved in the Himalayan and how that’s enabled the HRA to more quickly provide help to people in the Himalaya. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 ...
    • Prakash Adhikari 4, Gosikunda Tal 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Prakash explains the yearly Hindu pilgrimage to the lake, Gosikunda. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a wide variety of topics from making and ...
    • Prakash Adhikari 5, Origin of GK Clinic 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Prakash gives the history of how the Gosikunde clinic came about. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a wide variety of topics from making and ...
    • Prakash Adhikari 6, Porters and IPPG 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Prakash describes porter’s working conditions and what led to the creation of International Porter Protection Agency which has worked to improve working conditions for porters. These recordings were made on a trek in the ...
    • Prakash Adhikari 7, Understanding AMS 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Prakash explains how it has taken doctors in Kathmandu a while to understand the physiology behind altitude illness. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 1, Chang 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Description in Sherpa of chang; use of chang in festivals; how drunkenness is viewed; if women drink; Lots of laughter. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 2, Changes in Tourism 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Description in Sherpa and English of how tourism has changed after the visit of Sir Edmond Hilary; causes of recent decline in tourism; how Maoists have contributed to decline in tourism. These recordings were made on a ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 3, Dancing 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Description of Sherpa dances; traditional clothing and jewellery for dances and festivals. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a wide variety of ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 4, Introductions 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Each member of the group introduces him or herself. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a wide variety of topics from making and drinking chang to ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 5, Jobs and Religion 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-04)
      In a mix of English and Sherpa each person describes their job and what their parents did; one was a farmer, another was a lama; changes in jobs from their parents generations to the current generation; why Tenzing decided ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 6, Legends About Land 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      In Sherpa Tenzing explains a local legend about the land. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a wide variety of topics from making and drinking chang ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 7, Local Government 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      In a mix of Sherpa and English, they describe how decisions get made in the village; how rules/laws get made; what happens when rules/laws get broken; how exile is enforced; the structure of the governing committee. These ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 8, Singing 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      The group sings a song about making a house, hanging katas and blessing a house. After singing there’s an explanation in English of what the song is and how the songs differ between regions.These recordings were made on a ...
    • Rivendell Lodge-Deboche 9, Weddings and Marriage 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Dawa describes the process of getting married. (Dawa is about to get married.) Some of the group is together by love marriage. Others are together by arranged marriage (including Ang Jangmu and Mingma Tsering). Tsering ...