Matrilineal Spirits, Descent and Territorial Power in Northern Thailand
This paper examines matrilineal spirits (phii puu nyaa) in northern Thailand based on field research recently undertaken in a village in Chiang Mai province. The paper suggests that the puu nyaa spirits remain locally significant - despite previous statements about their demise - and that matrilineal linkages are ideologically and practically important in the constitution of the groups. Nevertheless, there are alternative points of reference - to fathers, spouses and localities - that can...[Show more]
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