Shocking film of the event in which participants - believed to be ethnic Buryats
- are seen beating shaman drums has caused an outcry.
Siberian Shamanism: The Shanar Ritual of the Buryats
belongs in any new age spirituality collection strong in shamanism, and offers a close inspection of the remote Buryats
, an indigenous people who reside at the intersection of Mongolia, Siberia, and China.
Drawing on her 16 months of fieldwork among two rural districts of Buryats
, in Mongolia and China, Swancutt (social anthropology, U.
He joined Semenov in eastern Siberia, where they forged Buryats
, Cossacks, Russians, and Mongols into a motley White force that drove the Reds from Transbaikalia in the fall of 1918.
It is revered by the indigenous Buryats
as sacred, and referred to throughout the country as the "Pearl of Siberia." It holds one-fifth of the world's freshwater, and supports 2,500 species of flora and fauna, 85 percent of which are endemic.
are an indigenous Mongoloid nationality, numbering about 400,000 in Russia.
Here the reader will be treated to a unique travelog that will take them from the frozen surface of Lake Baikal, to feast with native Siberian Buryats
, the food markets and "high-rise villages" of Vladivostok and Irkutsk, Christmas celebrations, New Year's banquets, Easter dinners, and Siberian festivals.
are an indigenous Asian people who live in eastern Siberia in the area around Lake Baikal.
This is true of the Buryats
and Russians living in Buryatia, a former autonomous republic on the shores of Lake Baikal in southern central Siberia.
Now a minority in their own region, the Buryats
nevertheless contribute the predominant cultural influence in the Republic.
This paper analyses certain contemporary narratives among Buryats
of Russia and China.
Late tsarist and early Soviet nationality and cultural policy; the Buryats
and their language.