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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Washington State University Libraries
by Thornton, Richard S.; Adams, Sally
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WSU, the Hill; a collection of pen-and-ink illustrations and an essay highlighting the seventy-five years in the history of Washington State University. A second edition of this book was published in 1966, with some new illustrations. Sally Adams was director of the WSU alumni magazine from 1959 to 1969; she passed away in 1995. Richard Thornton, looking back on the book in early 2018, recalls that "I was hired in 1960 as an instructor in the art department with a salary of $5,800 a year....
Topic: Washington State University
Source: Is found in WSU: The Hill, LD5732 W62 A3x 1963 at Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) http://libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Ohlone Profiles Project
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Details on provenance to follow, including information about event, location, performers, equipment,, and historical significance.
Topic: Native American
Community Audio
by Rabbi Henoch Dov Hoffman
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Index of Rabbi Hoffman's Audio Files Aish Kodesh March 14, 2013, Vayikra This is a time of cleansing. At the foundation of civilization Abraham says ‘We detect discontent because the boss says I’ll kill you and sleep with your wife.’ Abraham is threatened with annihilation by Nimrod, Pharaoh, and Avimelech; it’s a troubled beginning. We are working on the triangle Kallah. It’s like leaving home. G*d says, ‘Go to yourself and make your home in time, not in space.’ Abraham had...
Topics: RHT-0301, RHT-0000, Crowns, reigns, chumetz, cherubs, Abraham, Golden Calf, Spies, Mishkan, Garden...
Ohlone Profiles Project
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Recorded on September 23rd, 1982 Details on provenance to follow, including information about event, location, performers, equipment,, and historical significance.
Topics: Native American, poetry, tribunal
Middlebury Special Collections
by Middlebury College
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Interview with Toni Morrison conducted by Bob Buckeye
Topics: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury College, Morrison, Toni, Interviews, African American...
Source: f8af19770824-01
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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Topic: leary
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Interspersed singing and outdoor noises
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
A Year At The Wheel
by shane and amy bugbee
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The Suffering and Celebration of Life in America By Shane and Amy Bugbee, 2012 This 534 page epic is the culmination of a year's travel and interviews with a rich variety of Americans - Every stop between the Christian right and the liberal left, with anarchists, nihilists, and beyond questioned in more than 40 interviews. The subjects covered in the interviews are Politics, Religion, Art and Revolution, including questions on voting and capitalism. This book is a true slice of life, and a deep...
Topics: shane bugbee, creatives, scholars, individuality, freedom, artistic expression, speech, the soul of...
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
Topics: TedTalks, Index
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
Topics: TedTalks, Index
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
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Topics: TedTalks, Index
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
Topics: TedTalks, Index
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
Topics: TedTalks, Index
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
Topics: TedTalks, Index
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
Topics: TedTalks, Index
TED Talks
by John Hauser
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This spreadsheet is an index to the tedtalks collection on Internet Archive showing derived MPEG2 duration/run time as well as other metadata about individual items. Useful for determining which tedtalks can be fit into a 30 or 60 minute programming block.
Topics: TedTalks, Index
Aditya Mahendra Raval, from the Class of 1998, is the State Department producer for ABC News. On 9-11, he was sent to cover the attack at the Pentagon. He served as an associate producer for the Justice Department beat specializing in covering civil liberties in the aftermath of the terrorist attack. In the run-up to the war in Iraq, he was sent to Cairo, Egypt to report on the Arab viewpoint. During the actual war, he was stationed at US Central Command Headquarters in Doha, Qatar reporting...
Topics: International relations, Diplomacy, United States, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Story of a boy going to pay a tax to an imam.
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Lecture (in English) on archeological finds relating to the Samaritan temple.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Indistinguishable shouting
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Brief geographic description of the location of Samaria.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Singing
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Singing and chanting relating to the holiday of Sukkot.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Controversy of Samaritans view of themselves as true Israelites. Stops almost immediately.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.
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Instrumental music.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Samaritans reject images of G-D.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Singing, and praying
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Boundaries of Samaria
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Belief that G-D's spirit rests on Mt. Gezirim, repeating the narration
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Women's Archive – Weaving Women's Words
by Jewish Women's Archive
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Oral historian Elaine Eff interviewed Shoshana Shoubin Cardin on August 30, September 4 and 7, and October 3, 2001 at her home in Baltimore County, Maryland as part of the Jewish Women’s Archive "Weaving Women's Words" project. Known by presidents and prime ministers, Shoshana Shoubin Cardin has achieved iconic status in the world of international Jewish diplomacy. The daughter of chalutzim (pioneers), Shoshana was born in 1926 in Palestine and came to the United States a year...
Topics: Halutzim, Jewish international diplomacy, pioneer, Zionist, Labor Zionism
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man singing, whole room singing, drumming, audio cuts in and out
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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History of Jews in Konkon potentate organizations
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman talking about song of Rachel looking for Joseph, choirs singing, audio cuts in and out.
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio starts 10:50, cuts out 11:42, starts again 12:54, cuts out 18:22 for rest of tape indistigushable shouting, interview.
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Indistiguishable mumbling
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Origins of Jews in Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio cuts in an d out, wman discussing past in Nevatim
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Explaining the 3 communites of Jews in India. Curtain colors on holidays
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Beginning of the history of Jews in Yemen, including legend of King Solomon and Queen of Saba (Yemen)
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Talking about the intricate rituals involved in the Seder
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio cuts in and out. Discussing cooking
Topic: Jews -- Yemen (Republic)
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Narration about history of Samaritans
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio starts 7:11, stops 9:26, starts again 16:10, stops 17:14. Music and singing
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Stringed instrument, singing, audio cuts in and out
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Sacramento County Assessor Map Books
by Sacramento County Assessor
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Topics: Sacramento County (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Maps, Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Land...
Source: folio
Sacramento County Assessor Map Books
by Sacramento County Assessor
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There is an index in the back of the book. It is unclear who created this book, but it is possibly the Sacramento County Assessor.
Topics: Sacramento County (Calif.), Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Maps, Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Land...
Source: folio
Jewish Women's Archive – Weaving Women's Words
by Jewish Women's Archive
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Oral historian Marcie Cohen Ferris interviewed Ruth Finkelstein on August 30, 2001 in Baltimore MD as part of the "Weaving Women's Words" project. Dr. Ruth Finkelstein, beloved doctor for generations of Baltimore women, promoted women's health and reproductive rights over a career that spanned half a century. Born in 1909, Ruth was raised in the Bronx and attended the Jacobi School, a private academy for Jewish girls. With her father's strong support, despite limited financial means,...
Topics: Baltimore, womens health, reproductive rights, obstetrics, planned parenthood
Jewish Women's Archive – Weaving Women's Words
by Jewish Women's Archive
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Marcie Cohen Ferris interviewed Rose Pines Cohen on April 24, 2001 in Baltimore, Maryland as part of the Weaving Women's Words project. Born in 1911 into a family with deep rabbinic roots, Rose Pines Cohen was raised, after the early death of her mother, by her grandparents in Lithuania. She and her siblings were reunited with their father in Baltimore in 1922, where Rose continued her Hebrew and Judaic studies in the Talmud Torah schools of South Baltimore. By her early teens, Rose began...
Topics: Beth Yehuda Hebrew School, Judaic studies, Talmud Torah of South Baltimore, Education, Planned...
Jewish Women's Archive – Weaving Women's Words
by Jewish Women's Archive
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Marcie Cohen Ferris interviewed Rosalie Silber Abrams on May 24, 2001 at her home in Baltimore, Maryland as part of the Weaving Women's Words project.  Abrams, an advocate of progressive health measures, was born in Baltimore, the daughter of Isaac and Dora Silber. Her parents owned Silber's Bakery. Rosalie graduated from Western High School and enrolled at Sinai Hospital School of Nursing. After serving as a nurse during WW II, she married William Abrams, a real estate broker in Baltimore,...
Topics: Maryland--Politics and government, Public welfare, Civic leaders, Legislators, Nurses, Political...
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Singing and drum instrumentals with ululating
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Middlebury Special Collections
by Middlebury College
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What has been termed the global religious revival has been broadly perceived as proving that religious identity is more powerful than national identity. A broad comparative analysis suggests that this perception of the two forms of group identity as opposed and weighted in favor of religion is overdrawn: it suggests that the religious revival has operated primarily within the confines of national groups and that even so-called universal religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, and...
Topics: Religion, Sociology, Nation-states, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio starts at 8:27 cuts in and out. Chirping birds, singing and drumming.
Topic: Jews -- Yemen (Republic)
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio cuts in and out. History of Jews in Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
by Proctor Free Library-Rutland Historical Society Collaboration
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Proctor High School Yearbooks
Topics: Proctor Free Library, Rutland Historical Society, Rutland, Vermont
Principles of Information Display for Visualization Practitioners; Al Globus, NASA Ames Research center. Uploaded into the Public Domain under the Creative Commons License by Gerard Arthus.
Topics: garthus, garthus1, radiological technologies university, medicine, computers, biology, information,...
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man talking in Hebrew, woman singing, goats, striking noises.
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Pankaj Oudhia
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Pankaj Oudhia’s talk on Winter season Medicinal Weed for Respiratory Diseases. The talk is in Hindi. About Audio Bank Project Audio Bank on Biodiversity and Traditional Healing Project started from year 1990 and at present there are Audio Files of several Thousands hours. This project is focused on Pankaj Oudhia’s work on Biodiversity and Traditional Healing. The Audio Files are in English, Hindi and Chhattisgarhi. Hundreds of interviews with Traditional Healers, Herb Collectors, Herb...
Topics: Biodiversity, Talk by Pankaj Oudhia, Ethnobotany, Medicinal Plants of India, Audio Bank Project,...