Citation
Apatani games

Material Information

Title:
Apatani games
Creator:
Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( Photographer )
Furer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( contributor )
Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist ( contributor )
Place of Publication:
[S.l.]
Publisher:
[s.n.]
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Materials:
Photographic film: 35mm B&W negative, Eastman Kodak : Super XX ( medium )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Feasts of Merit (ceremony)
Games ( lcsh )
Festivals ( lcsh )
Food festivals ( lcsh )
Festivals ( lcsh )
मेरिट के भोज
खेलों
उत्सव
भोजन उत्सव
उत्सव
Apatani (Indic people) ( LCSH )
एशिया -- भारत -- अरुणाचल प्रदेश -- निचली सुबनसिरी जिला -- अपतानी नदी घाटी
Genre:
Apatani ( ethnicity )
अपतानी जनजाति ( ethnicity )
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- India -- Arunachal Pradesh -- Lower Subansiri District -- Apatani River valley
Coordinates:
27.8 x 93.6

Notes

Abstract:
Each year, several Apatani families celebrate a three-week long feast Murung (Feast of Merit), involving mithun and cow sacrifice, and complex gift-giving between the feast sponsor and various kin and ceremonial friends : In the second week, as part of a day-long procession by the feast sponsor's clansmen and boys, people gather in the dry paddy fields to watch games : Here we see a man practising the high-jump, the favourite Apatani sport : Without an audience to watch, he nevertheless adds a flourish by holding a bamboo stick in his hand as he leaps over the bamboo pole set up in the field. ( en )
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General Note:
Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf (1909-1995) was born and educated in Vienna, gaining a PhD in anthropology from the University of Vienna in 1931. A grant from the Rockefeller Foundation enabled him to study at the London School of Economics, under the anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski. In 1936, he went to the Naga Hills in northeast India for his first fieldwork; over the next four decades, he worked extensively in south & central India, northeast India and Nepal. In 1950 he was appointed Professor of Anthropology at SOAS, where he established the Department of Anthropology. During his career, he published seventeen books, most of them ethnographies of tribal cultures. He was President of the Royal Anthropological Institute (1975-77) and a pioneer in the field of visual anthropology.
General Note:
This scene was photographed between 19450101 and 19450230
General Note:
Other designation of photograph: 188/14/Michi BaminHaja (Feb 1945)
General Note:
Original Container: BW Negatives Box III
General Note:
Haimendorf's reference: 188_14_Michi Bamin-Haja (Feb 194
General Note:
BW Negatives Box III
Funding:
Funded in the United Kingdom by JISC
General Note:
SOAS name authority for "Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist" is GB/NNAF/P146323.
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 : record number 109123273

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
© 1945, The Estate of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. The Estate is currently (2015) represented by Nicholas Haimendorf, son of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. ----- Creative Commons (by-nc-nd). -- This image may be used in accord with Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs.
Resource Identifier:
PP MS 19/6/APA/0645 ( SOAS manuscript number )
188_14_Michi Bamin-Haja (Feb 194 ( Haimendorf reference )