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  • Zinaida Imkinova, About Kalmyk Culture 

    Churyumov, Anton (2016-08-25)
    Zinaida says that she went to Western Mongolia in 2013 with the Kalmyk folk ensemble Erdem. In Mongolia she remembered her childhood back in Kalmykia i.e. how Kalmyks distilled milk vodka, made butter etc. According to ...
  • Anna Antonova, Worship of the Home and Altar 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (2015-05-18)
    Anna teaches her children and grandchildren to always remember, visit, and care for their paternal house where they were born and brought up. It is a custom in her family to go to a Buddhist monk and ask for prayers when ...