TITLE

Soviet superpowers

AUTHOR(S)
Balzer, Marjorie Mandel
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Natural History;Mar97, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents several tales of the powers of shamans, their prowess as curers and of their wiliness during governmental persecutions. How tales helped keep shamanic traditions alive in Sakha Republic; How shamanic tales have become a vital source of ethnic identity by the dominant Russian culture; How Shamanic functions have been reinforced and reinterpreted in new context; Kut-Sur, a Sakha cultural revival movement; Other team of healers.
ACCESSION #
9704226814

 

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