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    • Ang Rita 1 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Rita describes in Sherpa difference aspects of his life as a yak herder and yak herding culture. Tape includes native names for yak, birth and death ceremonies; castration practices; differences between Sherpa and ...
    • Ang Rita 2, Clothing 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Rita explains in Sherpa how the Sherpa used to dress more like the Tibetans before western trekkers were so prevalent in the valley. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base ...
    • Ang Rita 3, Yeti 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Rita explains in Sherpa legends surrounding the presence of a Yeti. 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 ...
    • Ang Rita: Photographs 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-04)
    • Dr Kami Sherpa 1, Brain Drain 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-07)
      Dr. Kami Sherpa discusses some of the challenges of recruiting Nepali doctors that are willing to stay and work long term in the Khumbu. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base ...
    • Dr Kami Sherpa 2, AMS and Porter Health 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-04)
      Dr. Kami Sherpa discusses why high altitude mountain sickness seems to be increasing; the health of Rai porters; the future of altitude illness; measures being taken to improve porter education and porter health. These ...
    • Dr. Kami Photo 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-04)
    • Ice Fall Doctors 1, Ang Gylzen Sherpa 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-05)
      Ang Gylzen Sherpa talks about his life as an Ice Fall doctor on Mount Everest. He discusses safety, religious practices, group dynamics, organization and the effects of climate change. (The tape pickes up speed and gets ...
    • Ice Fall Doctors 2, Ang Kami 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ice Fall Doctor Ang Kami explains how his climbing background. Then he and Ang Nima being explaining how the history of the Ice Fall doctors. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest ...
    • Ice Fall Doctors 3, Ang Nima 1 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Nima, who has worked as an Ice Fall Doctor since 1975, describes his plan and desire to climb Mount Everest. It is worthwhile noting his proposed schedule to go up the mountain. He is proposing a time frame that would ...
    • Ice Fall Doctors 4, Ang Nima 2 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Nima explains how he became an ice fall doctor, starting with working on Sir Chris Bonington’s Everest expedition in the 1970s. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. ...
    • Ice Fall Doctors 5, Changing Route 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Nima and Ang Kami describe how the route up the Khumbu Icefall is created each season. They also give their thoughts on how climate change has effected the icefall. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring ...
    • Ice Fall Doctors 6, Long Conversation 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Nima and Ang Kami discuss different elements of their lives as Ice Fall Doctors: what they like about the job; safety; what their wives think of the work; religion and how it keeps them safe in the ice; spirits in the ...
    • Ice Fall Doctors 7, Singing 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Ang Nima and Ang Kami sing a few different songs. They begin with a Japanese climbing song, but move onto Sherpa songs. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings ...
    • Ice Fall Doctors: Photographs 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-04)
    • Lakpa Norbu 1, Loss of Language 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Lakpa Norbu Sherpa discusses some of the differences in Sherpa dialect; how an increasing number of Sherpa are only speaking and learning Nepali; how his children’s inability to speak Sherpa makes him feel. These recordings ...
    • Lakpa Norbu 2, Why Won't Climb Everest 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Lakpa Norbu Sherpa explains why as the only son in his family, they won’t allow him to climb Mount Everest. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings span a ...
    • Lakpa Norbu: Photographs 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-04)
    • Pasang Temba 1, Barley and Nawa 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Pasang Temba explains the traditional system under which barley was planted 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 variety of ...
    • Pasang Temba 2, Introduction 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Pasang Temba, trekking guide and lodge owner, from the Khumbu introduces himself and gives a little bit of information on his background. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base ...