Joseph Rock would be pleased to see that the Naxi ceremonies he studied and recorded are again being held near his old home north of Lijiang. [All pics are from the local Muli newspaper, the Liangshan Ribao].
On the road to "Dream Mountain":
Naxi women are not allowed to take part but in 2005 they attended for the first time.
Men chant with the dongba;
The old shamen presides:
At home with the dongba [priest]: