Martha Ashton-Sikora (University of California, Berkeley)
submitted: 12 Sep 96 17:23:44 EDT
Martha B. Ashton-Sikora
Center for South Asia Studies
University of California, Berkeley
1911 Buena Vista Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501 USA
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
dance and theatre of India in general and in particular Yakshagana of the
Kanara Coast of Karnataka and Krishnattam of Guruvayur, Kerala; folklore,
spirit worship (bhuta), and serpent (Naga) worship of the southwestern
coast of India (Karnataka [North & South Kanara Districts] and Kerala.
Yakshagana. New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, 1977.
Krishnattam. New Delhi: Oxford & IBH, 1993.
Video: "Yakshagana," with Shri Hiriadka Gopala Rao, drummer, Martha
Ashton, dancer, Department of Anthropology, Cal. State U., Hayward (1977).
film: "Martha Ashton Presents an Introduction to Yakshagana," Asian
Studies Center, MSU, East Lansing (1975).