Oral history interviews of the Lama Foundation Oral History Project 1970-2009 2005-2009

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Oral history interviews of the Lama Foundation Oral History Project 1970-2009 2005-2009

Ammi Kohn, former resident of the Lama Foundation, a spiritual community in San Cristobal, New Mexico, conducted and transcribed oral histories of the Lama Foundation and created the Lama Foundation Oral History Project. The oral histories begin with the earliest conceptions of Lama, before land was purchased, to interviews with residents in the present community. Some interviews were collected by Linda Hansen to support her M.A. thesis research about the Foundation.

2 boxes (1.3 cu. ft)

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Lama Foundation

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Lama Foundation Oral History Project

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In 1967, Steve Durkee (who goes by Sh. Nooruddeen), Barbara Durkee (who goes by Asha Greer) and Jonathan Altman founded the Lama Foundation. Jonathan purchased 100 acres of land adjacent to Carson National Forest in San Cristobal, New Mexico to build the Lama community. They established a spiritual community, "dedicated to the awakening of consciousness, spiritual practice with respect for all traditions, service, and stewardship of the land." At the time of its foundation, Lama was one of appro...

Kohn, Ammi

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Ram Dass

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Hansen, Linda

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