Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: 1963-03 (March 1963), Mahasarakham.
Keyes, Charles F.
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Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: March 1963. Field notes in this document were primarily written in Ban Nong Tun (village), Amphoe Muang, Mahasarakham Province (Changwat Maha Sarakham), Thailand. This document is preceded by field notes written in Mahasarakham in February 1963 and is followed by notes written in Mahasarakham in April 1963. Topics: Mahasarakham; Invitation; Muang Fa Daed; Bun Phra Wēt; Books and Literature; Ranks, Statuses, Titles; Tham Bun: A. Religious: Buddhist, B. Religious: Non-Buddhist, C. Sanuk, D. Some General Observations; House Building; Visitors to the Village; Education; Kenaf Growing; House Building; Some beliefs connected with house building; Cooperative behavior; Some tools of house building; Some magical omens; Events; Feeding the Earth Fairies; Erecting the Poles; Rice Milling; "The Lent Watch"; Laos; School; Sū khuan Ceremony; Tattooing; Mr. Ngao; Village Meeting; Ceremony at the Old Khmer Shrine in Tambon Khwao; Trip to Khon Kaen: Christian and Missionary Alliance; A Number of Weddings; Preparations; Tham Bun; Sū khuan for the Groom; Presentation of the Khan Māk; Bride price; Entrance of the Groom; The Marriage Sū Khuan; Rüan hô; Miscellaneous Observations; Analysis; References to information on weddings in Thailand; Miscellaneous; Marriage; Immigration; Invitation to Function at Teachers’ College; Transportation from Village; Customs Concerning Violent Deaths; Buddhism; Village Religion; Khum Nōn Khwao Nôi; Economic Activity; Food; Cooperative Behavior; Eating Habits; Smoking and Drinking; Rapport; Mr. Bunsak; Records at School; List of Children Born in 2499 (1958); List of Students in First Grade (2505-6); List of Students in Fourth Grade (2505-6); Teachers at Bān Nông Tün school since 2502 (1959); Maps of the Village; Mr. Thiang; Village Implement; Mr. Sanit; Travelers; Innovation; A Troubadour; Village Radio; Women's Work; Village Improvements; Forthcoming Events; Visitor to Bān Nông Tün; Mr. Thiang versus the Village; School; To Khon Kaen; Invitation to Ordination; Miscellaneous; Religion; To Kantharawichai; Occupations in a village.