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

    5 linear feet (6 boxes). including 17 folders of manuscripts (est. 400 pp.), 25 folders of graphic images (1,166 images), 74 sound recordings, 19 video recordings, and 31 artifacts. Total approximately 1690 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.