Looking for Signs: Animals, Spirits and Death Rituals Ibaloy Perspectives (Itogon, Philippines)

This publication is the volume 3 of a series dealing with the culture and traditions of the Ibaloy of Upper Doacan (Itogon, Benguet, Philippines). It is available in Nabaloy and in English. Elders share their stories to a group of youngsters who ask them questions on a variety of topics such as animals, signs, death rituals and spirits. Read More

This publication is the volume 3 of a series dealing with the culture and traditions of the Ibaloy of Upper Doacan (Itogon, Benguet, Philippines). It is available in Nabaloy and in English. Elders share their stories to a group of youngsters who ask them questions on a variety of topics such as animals, signs, death rituals and spirits. The book provides the verbatim accounts of these discussions recorded during a workshop that took place at the Senior-Citizen hall in 2018.


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Publisher
Presses universitaires de Louvain
Edited by
Jazil Tamang, Gliseria Magapin, Antoine Laugrand, Frédéric Laugrand,
Collection
Language
English
BISAC Subject Heading
SOC000000 SOCIAL SCIENCE > SOC002000 SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology
BIC subject category (UK)
JHMP Physical anthropology & ethnography
Onix Audience Codes
06 Professional and scholarly
Title First Published
27 February 2020
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
: Sciences économiques et sociales
: Anthropologie
: Sciences politiques et sociales

Paperback


Publication Date
27 February 2020
ISBN-13
9782875589170
Extent
Main content page count : 230
Code
100254
Dimensions
21 x 29.7 cm
Weight
594 grams
Packaging Type
No outer packaging
List Price
35.00 €
ONIX XML
Version 2.1, Version 3

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Publication Date
27 February 2020
ISBN-13
9782875589187
Extent
Main content page count : 230
Code
100254PDF
ONIX XML
Version 2.1, Version 3

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Contents


INTRODUCTION 13
THE PARTICIPANTS 15
CHAPTER 1 21
Acquiring Land in the Past and Inheritance 21
CHAPTER 2 31
The tinmongaw: Spirits Who Own the Trees and Mountains 31
CHAPTER 3 45
The Birds 45
CHAPTER 4 65
Frogs and Snakes 65
CHAPTER 5 77
Small Creepy Beings and Insects 77
CHAPTER 6 111
Rituals from Birth to Death 111
Marriage and Having Children 111
Miscarriage 123
Rituals for Children 128
Death Rituals 135
Death by Accident and Suicide 147
CHAPTER 7 153
Souls, Spirits, Possession and Death Rituals 153
CHAPTER 8 187
Rituals Performed during the Fiesta 187
The Poni 187
The Karingan 190
The Batbat 193
The sinekgowit-Eppas 197
The Kape 199
EPILOGUE 205
Messages from the elders 205
GLOSSARIES 208
Nabaloy terms 208
Rituals 218
Animals, birds and reptiles 223
Small beings and insects 227
Names of deities, spirits and personalities in old stories 230