A Disappearing World: The Herders of Kamchatka

Shamans are respected among the Koryaks. They continue to perform many household ceremonies to this day, without which the life of a Koryaks would be difficult to conceive.

Shamans are respected among the Koryaks. They continue to perform many household ceremonies to this day, without which the life of a Koryaks would be difficult to conceive.

Andrey Shapran
Koryaks are often confused with Chukcha: these two peoples live on bordering lands in Eastern Siberia, their cultures are rather strongly intertwined, and they have common historic roots.

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