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A Guinaang Wedding Ceremony

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Title: A Guinaang Wedding Ceremony
Authors: Reid, Lawrence A.
Keywords: Guinaang, Bontoc
Bontocs (Philippine people)--Social life and customs
LC Subject Headings: Anthropology--Philippines
Bontoks (Philippine people)--Social life and customs
Issue Date: 1961
Citation: Reid, Lawrence. "Ritual and Ceremony in Mountain Province." Philippine Sociological Review. 9, no. 3-4 (1961): 1-54.
Series/Report no.: Philippine Sociological Review
vol. 9
no. 3-4
Abstract: The following account is a record of a wedding ceremony complex, commonly called "chono," a generic term for all the major wedding feasts, but more specifically termed "Fayas," the term for the culminating wedding feasts in which carabaos are killed for the main sacrifices. "Fayas" takes its name from the sugar cane wine (elsewhere in Mountain Province termed "basi") which is consumed in large quantities during the various ceremonies. Notes for this paper were gathered during the "Fayas" which took place in Guinaang, Bontoc, Mountoc Province in the Philippines, during September and October, 1960.
Pages/Duration: 55 pages
Appears in Collections:Lawrence A. Reid: Articles, Monographs, Book Chapters

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