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This glossary contains an alphabetical list of terms relevant to discussion of the oral tradition and culture in the Apatani valley. As a study of Apatani oral tradition, the book Himalayan Tribal Tales: Oral Tradition and Culture in the Apatani Valley adds to our understanding of oral traditions around the world. The book explores the relationship between oral stories and culture in the Apatani valley. Parallel stories in adjacent regions are also discussed because in order to know what is local about a story we must consider its tellings elsewhere.

Keywords: Apatani valley; culture; oral tradition



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