Ditu Peglumpukan

Alternative Titles:
At the Gathering
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Date Created:
1975
Extent:
35 sentences and 22 notes
Description:
This first-person account of an event central to Subanen culture re-creates vivid images of the sights, sounds and activities experienced at |ibeklug,|r the largest sacrificial ceremony. Large crowds gather for the rite, an occasion of great festivity. Collectively they present offerings in payment for past offenses to the spirits, hoping to cancel their sacrificial debts and prevent illness, plagues and crop failure in the coming days.
Publication Status:
Preprint
Country:
Philippines
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Entry Number:
48640
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