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Possessed by a Spirit of a Dead Person?

Background  The interviewer and the informant, LT, are the same age and have been best friends for the past ten years.  Context Several years ago, when she was on holiday with a couple friends, one of them started acting as if she was possessed by something out of this world.  Transcript  “Me and my friends… Continue Reading »

Haunted Babies

The informant was telling me of a belief that there are different kinds of babies. She explains how some babies are possessed by spirits when they are born below: There is one kind of baby that only cries at night and it cries really loud. We have a specific phrase for them yia cu long which… Continue Reading »