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by John & Naomi Bishop
color, 76 min, 1997
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An ethnography, Himalayan Herders, published by Harcourt Brace in fall 1997 as part of the Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology Series, provides a companion volume to the film.
"Himalayan Herders is a gorgeous piece of filmmaking, visually ravishing and made all the more special by its expert scholarship and inherent respect for the culture it is observing."
—Brent Kliewer in Pasatiempo, the magazine of the daily paper, The New Mexican
John Bishop is an independent documentary filmmaker. His previous work includes The Land Where Blues Began, A Place For Jazz, The Last Window, New England Fiddles, YoYo Man, and Khmer Court Dance. He teaches video production at UCLA's Department of World Arts and Culture.
Naomi Bishop is an anthropologist and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at California State University at Northridge.
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