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    • 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 ...
    • Pasang Temba 3, Tibetan Refugees 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Pasang Temba talks about Khampa people with frostbite coming over into Nepal to get treatment as they escape from Tibet. These recordings were made on a trek in the spring of 2011 up to Mount Everest Base Camp. The recordings ...
    • Pasang Temba 4, Geographical Legends 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Pasang Temba explains some of the legends associated with the local mountains. 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 ...
    • Pasang Temba 5, More on Crops 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
      Pasang Temba gives a more thorough explanation of the planting system. He also explains how the settlement of villages has changed over the years and how traditional knowledge gets passed down. These recordings were made ...
    • Pemba Sherpa 1, Attitudes Towards Western Doctors 

      Loomis, Molly (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-04)
      Pemba Sherpa describes how Sherpa initially felt being treated by Western doctors. 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 ...
    • 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 ...