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  • 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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