manang

manang

Paranormal
A native healer or shaman in the aboriginal cultures of Borneo.
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Then it was off to school with my nanny, Manang Iyang.
A class selected as beneficiary Manang Pina, an amateur roving photographer, who made a living from taking photographs of people in churches and restaurants and along the way.
Tek Bahadur Gurung of the NC lost the election in Manang by just 279 votes.
As per the data from the Election Commission, the vote counting of the Mustang, Manang and Rukum East, on the basis of First Past the Post has been completed and the counting of votes on the basis of Proportional Representation (PR) is set to start soon.
Supplies for the Manang event are transported by helicopter, motorcycle or horseback, depending on the conditions.
A study reports that people in Manang, central mountain region of Nepal, collect food from 41 plant species in the forest, which are used as a sources of fruits, juice, vegetables and achar--local relish or pickle (Bhattarai, Chaudhary, Quave and Taylor 2009:16).
They are hopeful that the trail will be used by the foreign trekkers who travel to neighboring Dolpa and then mountainous districts like Manang and Mustang via the Dhorapatan hunting reserve.
With the invaluable assistance of our Iban co-worker, Jantan Umbat, an Iban novelist, scholar and educator, working under the auspices of the Tun Jugah Foundation, we recorded over two weeks in June 2003 a complete version of the Sugi Sakit together with extensive commentary from Renang anak Jabing, the last living priest bard in the Rimbas still able to perform it [and the son of my principal informant, Manang Jabing, during earlier work on Iban shamanism].
Gender and geographical region of origin among participants Region Number of Gender participant(s) Male Female Humla 3 2 1 Mustang (Upper Region) 2 1 1 Mustang (Lower Region) 2 2 -- Dolpa (Upper Region) 4 2 2 Dolpa (Lower Region) 6 4 2 Mugu 1 1 -- Manang 1 1 -- Mixed backgrounds 2 Humla-Jumla Upper Dolpa-Upper Mustang
Ethnomedicinal plants used by the people of Manang district, central Nepal, J.
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE: Tshering Lopsang, 17, from Manang, Nepal, took this near his beautiful home.