1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Oral tradition--China--Xishuangbanna Daizu Zizhizhou.

  1. Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005

    approximately 1690 items. approximately 400 pages (16 folders). 982 photographic prints : color, black and white ; 3 x 5 in.. 184 slides : color. 70 sound cassettes : analog ; various sizes. 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 9 videocassettes (Hi-8) : digital, sound, color. 2 videocassettes (MiniDV) : digital, sound, color. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color. 7 video discs (VCD) : sound, color. 1 flute : bamboo, metal. 1 textile. 29 wax candles. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China’s Southwest Borders, Columbia University Press, 2005. The collection includes some materials documenting Tai people and traditions in Burma.