Spirit of the Siberian Tiger: Folktales of the Russian Far East



Dolitsky and Michael have selected four of Nagishkin’s folktales in which the Siberian tiger is closely associated with the main characters. The Siberian tiger is a native species of the Southeastern region of the Russian Far East, and an essential neighbor of the aboriginal people. Sharing the same land with the tiger for many generations, Native inhabitants of the region came to recognize the tiger’s dominant presence among wildlife. The tiger is admired for its strength and agility, and…




Chosen By The Spirits

Pub Date : 2001-06-01 | Author : Sarangerel | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781594775444
ISBN 13 : 1594775443

• Mongolian shamaness Sarangerel provides a hands-on guide for serious students of the shamanic path. • Includes complete directions for traditional Siberian rituals, meditatio..


Flying Tiger

Pub Date : 2001-02-02 | Author : Kira Van Deusen | Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN 10 : 9780773521551
ISBN 13 : 0773521550

Outsiders to the culture have long focused on the physical artifacts of shamanism - like the costume and drum - and on ritual healing practices, but far less is known about the ima..


Russia S Frozen Frontier

Pub Date : 2011-05-15 | Author : Alan Wood | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781849664387
ISBN 13 : 1849664382

Alan Wood's ambitious work is the first to address the whole span - both chronologically and thematically - of the development of Siberia, and its role in both the Russian and the ..


Shamanism And The Origin Of States

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Sarah Milledge Nelson | Publisher : Left Coast Pr

ISBN 10 : 1598741330
ISBN 13 : 9781598741339

Sarah Milledge Nelsonas bold thesis is that the development of states in East AsiaaChina, Japan, Koreaawas an outgrowth of the leadership in smaller communities guided by shamans. ..




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