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by Kira Van Deusen

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  • ISBN 0773526161
  • ISBN13 978-0773526167
  • Language English
  • Author Kira Van Deusen
  • Publisher McGill-Queen's University Press (March 10, 2004)
  • Pages 224
  • Formats docx lrf lrf mbr
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory Mythology and Folk Tales
  • Size ePub 1644 kb
  • Size Fb2 1546 kb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 735

Endlessly fascinating, often moving, and a must read for anyone interested in the cultures of Siberia. Adele Barker, Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Arizona The history and contemporary transformation of south Siberia is illuminated through this exploration of the shamanic revival in the Turkic Republics of Tuva and Khakassia. Based on extensive field-work and including folktales, legends, and shamanic poems that elucidate spiritual traditions as well as descriptions of local rituals, Singing Story, Healing Drum is at once travel narrative, autobiography, history, and ethnology. Kira Van Deusen weaves together traditional scholarship and a personal account of her travels through Siberia and contacts with scholars, shamans, and storytellers active in reviving traditional culture. Highlighting the importance of oral literature and music, Singing Story, Healing Drum guides the reader through the often confusing phenomena of the shamanic revival, both in Russia and abroad.

Singing Story, Healing Drum explores the shamanic practices, worldview, oral traditions, and music of the . Kira Van Deusen, a st in Vancouver, .

Singing Story, Healing Drum explores the shamanic practices, worldview, oral traditions, and music of the Turkic peoples of Tuva and Khakassia (south Siberia). is the author of The Flying Tiger: Women Shamans and Storytellers of the Amur and Raven and the Rock: Storytelling in Chukotka.

Van Deusen, Kira, 1946-. Tuvinians - Folklore, Khakassians - Folklore, Tuvinians - Music - History and criticism, Khakassians - Music - History and criticism, Tuvinians - Religion, Khakassians - Religion, Shamanism - Russia - Siberia, Storytelling - Russia - Siberia, Oral tradition - Russia - Siberia, Tuva (Russia) - Social life and. customs, Khakasskai͡a respublika (Russia) - Social life and customs. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books.

Singing Story, Healing Drum book. Kira Van Deusen presents an integrated, holistic picture of Turkic spiritual culture, exploring the inner world shamans and other visionaries describe and the ways they cross the boundaries between ordinary and non-ordinary reality. Since nomadic life is never static, its traditional expression comes through performing arts-music and oral poetry-more than visual representation.

Request PDF On Nov 1, 2006, Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer and others published Singing Story, Healing Drum: Shamans and Storytellers . Discover more publications, questions and projects in Turkic.

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Book Description: Endlessly fascinating, often moving, and a must read for anyone interested in the cultures of Siberia. Shamans enter a parallel spiritual world during ceremonies – one they describe themselves, as do traditional tellers of epic and tale

Published by: McGill-Queen's University Press. Book Description: Endlessly fascinating, often moving, and a must read for anyone interested in the cultures of Siberia. Adele Barker, Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Arizona. eISBN: 978-0-7735-7151-8. Shamans enter a parallel spiritual world during ceremonies – one they describe themselves, as do traditional tellers of epic and tale. This world has its own mountains and rivers and the stories and shamanic poetry show us its road maps.

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Highlighting the importance of oral literature and music, Singing Story, Healing Drum guides the reader through the often confusing phenomena of the shamanic revival, both in Russia and abroad.

Singing Story, Healing Drum. Shamans and Storytellers of Turkic Siberia. Kira Van Deusen interweaves traditional academic scholarship with her own personal experiences, producing a work that is at once travel narrative, autobiography, history, and ethnology. University of Washington Press. Singing Story, Healing Drum explores the shamanic practices, worldview, oral traditions, and music of the Turkic peoples of Tuva and Khakassia (south Siberia), past and present. To the degree that we can ever step back completely from the cultures we study, this work succeeds in allowing those who tell their stories to speak for themselves.

Singing Story, Healing Drum includes narrative, music, poetry and descriptions of shamanic practice as practised by the people of the Turkic republics of Tuva and Khakassia in south Siberia

Singing Story, Healing Drum includes narrative, music, poetry and descriptions of shamanic practice as practised by the people of the Turkic republics of Tuva and Khakassia in south Siberia. The author visited these areas six times between 1993 and 2002, which explains why the book is authoritative in content. Yet it is communicated in storytelling fashion. The author does not hesitate to use the first person, to interject her own thoughts and feelings about the Turkic shamans, their land, lives, beliefs and narratives.

Endlessly fascinating, often moving, and a must read for anyone interested in the cultures of Siberia. Adele Barker, Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Arizona The history and contemporary transformation of south Siberia is illuminated through this exploration of the shamanic revival in the Turkic Republics of Tuva and Khakassia. Univ of washington PR. Book Format. We're committed to providing low prices every day, on everything.

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Dilkree
I've added this one to my stack of resources...it is interesting and gives stories you don't find elsewhere. Nice long intro
Beazekelv
Excellent book!