The Language 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_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_MP_Nixi_Pae
Marcelino sings and explains different Ayahuasca songs.
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_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_Rene_Bedu_Yuxin
The Beru-Yuxin song performed by Rene belongs to the Ayahuasca ritual.
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.
BK_river_journey
The recording shows Cashinahua men travelling by canoe and arriving at a village
BK_Llosa_Inka_bai
The Cashinahua's ideas about life after death is the subject of this session.
BK_AP_Napu_ainbu
In the recording Alicia tells the story of napu ainbu which talks about the origin of kene. The recording was made by the anthropologist Barbara Keifenheim who authorized its integration into the Cashinahua Dobes archive.