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Senri Ethnological Reports (SER)

No.101 Altai Uriankhains Historical and Ethnographical Investigation Late XIX - Early XX centuries

March 15, 2012 Publication

Ichinkhorloo LKHAGVASUREN

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CONTENTS

Foreword
CHAPTER 1. THE ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE
Historical information on the Uriankhains
Administrative Structure
CHAPTER 2. THE ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES AND LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM
Basic Forms of the Economic Activities
Forms of the Appropriating Sector of the Economy
Forms of the Generating Sector of the Economy

Material Culture: Food, Shelter, and Clothing

Food: Ways of Storage and Cooking
Residence: Space Within and Around
Cloths:Winter and Summer, Men and Women, Festive and Humdrum
CHAPTER 3. THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Nomadic Group - Khoton (Khot Ail) and Seasonal migrations
Form of the Family and its Structure
Forms of Marriagei
CHAPTER 4. THE RITES OF THE LIFE CYCLE
Birthing Rituals and Parenting
Naming
Rite of the First Haircut

Wedding Cycle

Matchmaking for the Bride and Pre-Wedding ceremonies
Rite of Presenting Khadag with Glue Zus
The Wedding Ceremony
Post-Wedding Ceremonies

Funeral Rites

CHAPTER 5. THE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Shamanism and Shamanic Paraphernalia
Spiritualization of the Nature
Buddhism
CONCLUSION
GLOSSARY
ARTIFACTS OF THE ALTAIC URIANKHAINS
SUMMARY
АЛТАЙСКИЕ УРЯНХАЙЦЫ
БИБЛИОГРАФИЯ Bibliography
 

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