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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...