Tag Archives: Northern Thai culture

Fanciful temple murals: Folk Art in northern Thailand

Whenever I’m in northern Thailand, I always drop everything I was planning to do when my dear friend, Vithi, rings up and asks me to join him on an excursion because it’s usually an interesting adventure, lots of fun (in … Continue reading

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Trance dancing and spirit possession in Northern Thailand

Like most anthropologists, I enjoy rituals. I find them intriguing, fascinating, culturally interesting and lots of fun. Every year in the village where I practiced fieldwork in rural northern Thailand, in the season between the cold and the hot, an … Continue reading

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