Charles F. Keyes Field Notes, Thailand: 1968-03 (March 1968), Mae Sariang, Mae Hong Son.
Keyes, Charles F.
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Charles F. Keyes Field Notebooks, Thailand: March 1968. Field notes in this document were primarily written in Amphoe Mae Sariang, Mae Hong Son Province (Changwat Mae Hong Son), Thailand, although one entry is related to a robbery that occurred in Mahasarakham Province (Changwat Maha Sarakham). This document is preceded by field notes written in Mae Sariang in February 1968 and is followed by notes written in Mae Sariang in April 1968. Topics: Trip to Mae Hong Son; Talk with Governor of Province; Cremation of the Late Provincial Abbot; History of Müang Pôn (เมืองปอน); Comparison between Northern Thai, Shan, and Siamese; Interview with Monks at the 'Southern Wat' in Māē Lā Nôi; Interview with Blacksmith at Māē Lā Nôi; Shan Place Names; Other Notes on Shan; Kinship Terms for Monks; Pôi khao sang (ปอยเข้าสังฆ์) ; Pôi Lūk Kāēo; Traditional House Style; Karens in B. Khapüang; Conversation with Young Monk at Wat Kittiwong; Talk with the Cao Khana Amphoe; Thammacārik Program; Lua Villagers and the Khrū Bā Khāo; Tribal Development Center; Karen Suicide; ‘Confirmation’ as Buddhists for Tribal Children; Ceremony of Raising a Chēdī in a Lowland Karen Village; Pôi khāo sang at Ban Phae; Buddhist Ceremonies in Karen Villages; Karen Novice; Current Demography of Bān Māē Tôp Nüa and Klang; Relations Between Khonmüang and Karens; Buddhism and Karens; Visit From Professor John Cady; Ordination of Novices at Wat Ommarāwāt.