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  • Sergei Muchiryaev, About Ghost Stories 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    My mother used to say: ‘Do not spend too much time on the street. Ghosts walk there. You have been on the street for too long, that is why ghosts entered your belly!’ What happens? Ghosts enter our bellies and heads, and ...
  • Sangadji Tarbaev, About Exile 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Sangadji says that when he was a child, his grandfather told him stories about the Siberian exile of the Kalmyk people. His grandfather was deported to Omskaya oblast. Unable to recall many stories when his grandfather ...
  • Maria Mukhlaeva, About Bok Tukha 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Maria recounts three stories about a legendary man called Bok Tukha who was famous for his strength. Maria: I am from the arvn Mu Chons of the Byargyas clan. My husband is from the Iki Chonos clan. Bok Tukha was from the ...
  • Maria Dordzhieva, About Snakes With Horns 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    In this interview Maria recounts her encounter with a big snake that she claims was the spiritual master of a local place. Maria: We have a place called Ar Khar which is not far from here. There I saw a snake with horns ...

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