Soviet policy of forced collectivization of agriculture meets with fierce Buryat resistance.
The large quiver is constructed around a boat-shaped wooden base on the bottom with an upright wooden piece on the left side, to which leather is nailed on both sides.
And never had Buryat and Mongolian healers met with rituals and prayers in such a large group setting.
The political boundary between Russia and Mongolia was breached and people were able to move freely back and forth.
Buryat and Mongolian shamans, as well as academics from around the world, had gathered in the Baikal region for a conference on Central Asian shamanism.
It had been a good day for fishing and a good day for purification ceremonies to the spirits of nature—the air was warm and the sun had shone all day.