Wiget, Andrew; Balalaeva, Olga
January 2001
Arctic Anthropology;2001, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
Describes the structure of communal reindeer sacrifice among the eastern Khanty of Surgut region, Russia. Historical and ethnographic background of the Khanty; Historical overview of Khanty raindeer sacrifice; Organization of activities of the Khanty communal raindeer sacrifice; Event structure and cultural significance of the Khanty communal raindeer sacrifice; Role definition and activities of cultural specialists.


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