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Introduction

Grace Nono

in Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter briefly delves into several discourses about the babaylan, ritual specialists found in the Philippines. It shows how the widely discrepant geographic, linguistic, and social ... More


Corporeal Icons of Wari Imperialism: Human Trophy Heads and Their Representations

Tiffiny A. Tung

in Violence, Ritual, and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037677
eISBN:
9780813042183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037677.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter describes the 21 human trophy heads recovered from Conchopata, examining how they more fully explicate the role of militarism and violence in the Wari Empire, and comparing strontium ... More


Shifting Voices and Malleable Bodies

Grace Nono

in Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on T'boli woman tau m'ton bu (someone who sees, ritual specialist) and singer Mendung Sabal, with important contributions to the text by Mendung's cousin, Myrna Pula. It ... More


Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Grace Nono

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book depicts the embodied voices of Native Philippine ritual specialists popularly known as babaylan. These ritual specialists are widely believed to have perished during colonial times, or to ... More


Who Sings?: A Baylan’s Embodied Voice and Its Relations

Grace Nono

in Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is an ethnography of full-fledged, Agusan-Manobo woman baylan (ritual specialist) Lordina “Undin” Potenciano and young woman baylan novice Robilyn Coguit. There are also important ... More


Song Travels: Mumbaki Mobility and the Relationality of Place

Grace Nono

in Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores two generations of Ifugao mumbaki (ritual specialists) in the persons of Philippines-based male mumbaki Bruno “Buwaya” Tindongan and his son, transnational male mumbaki Mamerto ... More


Afterword

Grace Nono

in Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter returns to the construction of Native ritual specialists in the Philippines as being relegated to silent pasts and silent margins. Persecuted as agents of evil and ... More


A Center Emerges

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

in New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Current radiocarbon evidence suggests that monument construction at Crystal River began sometime around 1000 BC, based on dating of human remains excavated from the circular embankment of the Main ... More


The Use and Abuse of Confucius

Sébastien Billioud and Joël Thoraval

in The Sage and the People: The Confucian Revival in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258139
eISBN:
9780190258160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258139.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 9 provides an analysis of phenomena described in chapter 8. It addresses the following questions: how is a post-Maoist ritual Confucianism possible? How can an official enterprise not devoid ... More


Chronology 1933/1970

in Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0027
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter presents a chronological history of Tooy's life. Tooy spent most of his early years with ritual specialists. His first trip outside Saramaka territory was in the early 1940s and in the ... More


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