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  • Sangadji Tarbaev, About the Village of Dzhalykovo 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Sangadzhi reminisces about his uncle who used to go fishing in the Caspian Sea. His uncle’s house in the village of Dzhalykovo always smelled of fish. Their food included black caviar, fish soup and burgers. Sangadji says ...
  • Galina Tserenova, About Fishing and Fish Dishes 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (2018-03-31)
    Galina talks about fish varieties that people from her native village caught and about fish dishes. She says that in her village many people were fishermen, including her family members. Her grandfather caught fish with a ...
  • Baatr Bastaev, About Rituals Performed by Fishermen 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Baatr says he participated in a ritual of worshipping the spiritual masters of water. Before the opening of a fishing season, the fishermen perform this ritual in which a raft is put on the water loaded with mutton as an ...
  • Konstantin Naktanov, About Fishing 

    Gedeeva, Darina (2016-06-07)
    In the past, in Lagan’ the Kalmyks lived in small aimaks, including the Tsoomg, Tsyadr, Khar-Khol et. The Kalmyks went fishing on big boats to the Caspian sea and transported the fish to Astrakhan’ on sailing ships. ...

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