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The Sun Rises

A Shaman’s Chant, Ritual Exchange and Fertility in the Apatani Valley

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A shaman chants to make the sun rise in the Apatani valley, high in the eastern Himalayas. A comparative analysis of this oral text, its ritual context and performer reveal the core ideas of local society, including fertility and cohesion.

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