DOBES Archive

BK_MP_Dume_kuin_teneni
In the recording Marcelino tells the story of Dume Kuin Teneni. The content is related to the origins of tobacco and shamanism. The recording was made by the anthropologist Barbara Keifenheim who authorized its integration into the Cashinahua Dobes archive.
BK_Llosa_Yuxin
Llosa explains the different yuxins and certain entities announcing death.
BK_MP_Nawa_inun_inu
The narrative deals with the encounter between a non-indian and a jaguar.
BK_RT_miyui1
This short narrative told by Rene deals with the vagina.
BK_AP_initiation_kene
In the recording Alicia tells how she was initiated in the arts of herbal medicin by her father. The recording was made by the anthropologist Barbara Keifenheim who authorized its integration into the Cashinahua Dobes archive.
BK_Interview_education
The interview is about the indigenous school system in the Peruvian Alto Purus area.
BK_Milton_Conta_2
Several Cashinahua men from the village of Conta give a speech or participate in a dialog. The recording was made by the anthropologist Barbara Keifenheim who authorized its integration into the Cashinahua Dobes archive. Different speakers could be identified for the following parts of the DVD-recording: 00:00:18 - 00:04:22 00:04:32 - 00:07:38 00:07:46 - 00:25:43 00:25:46 - 00:29:50
BK_AP_kene
Alicia talks about different types of kene and their meaning. The recording was made by the anthropologist Barbara Keifenheim who authorized its integration into the Cashinahua Dobes archive.
BK_Marcelino_snakebite
The story is about how a snake bit Marcelino's son Mequias in the head and nearly killed him.
BK_Marcelino_birds
Marcelino explains the habits of certain birds and imitates their voices.
BK_Marcelino_Yaminawa
The narrative is about the Cashinahua's relationship to the Yaminawa.
BK_MP_Hist_Peru
The narrative is about the Peruvian Cashinahua's recent history, their escape from the rubber plantation and installation in Peru.
BK_dialogues
The subject of the dialogue between different community members is not yet clear.
BK_Victor_Ricardo
The narrative is about the Cashinahua's relationship to the North-American missionary Richard Montag who used to spend a long time with them in Balta and who translated the Bible (twice) into their language.
BK_Grompez_Yaminawa
The narrative is about the Yaminawa who steal food and objects from the Cashinahua who feel threatened by them.
BK_AP_yuxin_karioko
The recording is a supplementary narration by Alicia in which she talks about the Yuxin of Karioko. The recording was made by the anthropologist Barbara Keifenheim who authorized its integration into the Cashinahua Dobes archive.
BK_AP_yuxin_puricho
In the recording Alicia tells how she was initiated in the arts of herbal medicin by her father. The recording was made by the anthropologist Barbara Keifenheim who authorized its integration into the Cashinahua Dobes archive.