The Resource Himalayan Herders, by John & Naomi Bishop

Himalayan Herders, by John & Naomi Bishop

Label
Himalayan Herders
Title
Himalayan Herders
Statement of responsibility
by John & Naomi Bishop
Contributor
Author
Film director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Himalayan Herders is an intimate portrait of a temple-village in the Yolmo valley of Central Nepal where Tibetan Buddhists consult shamans, married life begins by kidnapping the bride, and the nearest road is a two-day walk away. The community drama of marriage, death, and rituals is juxtaposed with the rich texture of daily life, both in the village and the surrounding mountains and forest where these pastoralists herd zomo, a cross between a cow and a yak, which thrives in middle altitude pastures between 8,000 and 14,000 feet
Is part of
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 1997
Language note
In English, Subtitles in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bishop, John Melville
  • Bishop, Naomi
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
76
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tibetan
  • Nepalese
  • Herders
  • Religious festivals
  • Buddhism
  • Immigration and emigration
  • Gender roles
  • Cultural change and history
  • Weddings
  • Arranged marriages
  • Rural population
  • Cattle
Technique
live action
Label
Himalayan Herders, by John & Naomi Bishop
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 76 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1109599
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897771591
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1109599
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Himalayan Herders, by John & Naomi Bishop
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 76 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1109599
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897771591
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1109599
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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