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Back to Project ResourcesThe Nuosu Book of Origins: Romanized Yi Text
A group of bimo enacting a community protection ritual at the Fourth International Conference on Yi Studies, Meigu, Liangshan, 2005. Note the ritual scriptures and accoutrements, including felt hats and a spirit fan (qike). The cherrywood fan is appointed with small carvings of a tiger, a Eurasian otter, and an eagle, representing the realms of earth, water, and sky. Photograph by Aku Wuwu.
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