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May All Good Things Gather Here - Life, Religion, and Marriage in a Mi nyag Tibetan Village by Bkra shis bzang po

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Marriage customs and related oral traditions in Bang smad Village, Bang smad Township, Nyag rong County, Dkar mdzes Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China. Villagers speak the poorly documented Mi nyag language are documented, providing unique linguistic and ethnographic data, including a Mi nyag-English word list, maps showing the distribution of Mi nyag-speaking communities, and numerous full-color photographs of village life and wedding festivities. Of special interest are the transcribed wedding speeches locally given in Mi nyag and Tibetan. Audio related to this publication can be found at: http://www.oralliterature.org/collections/bkrashis001.html