Ais Sandzhiev, Tsagan-Nur Secondary School Museum
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Okonov, A., & Seleeva, T. (2017). Ais Sandzhiev, Tsagan-Nur Secondary School Museum [Video file]. https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.18337
Ais is the director of a museum in a secondary school in Tsagan-Nur village. Established in 1963, the museum added the Room of Military Pride in 1975, and in 1983 moved to current building. The museum consists of 10 sections or corners, as follows: 1) a corner dedicated to the kolkhoz of the 3rd Commintern, 2) a corner dedicated to the kolkhoz Priozernyi, 3) a corner dedicated to the hero of the Soviet Union, Nikolai Sandzhiev, 4) a corner dedicated to the villagers who fought in World War II, 5) a corner dedicated to the 115th cavalry division that defended the village during World War II, 6) a corner dedicated to Sandzhi Kalyaev, 7) a corner dedicated to the Kalmyk writer Mikhail Khoninov, 8) a corner showing the history of the secondary school, 9) an ethnographic corner, and 10) an archaeological corner. Ais talks about the artefacts displayed in the ethnographic corner, which have been donated by villagers. These items include knitting needles, a leather bag in which to keep tea, a wedding bag in which to keep sweets, a knife, a tobacco pipe, a leather container for liquids, a pair of summer shoes, various whips, narin shinj (traditional game), a horse hobble, a woollen cable for catching horses, a knitted men’s hat, a women’s leather hat, a hair ornament used by married women, Buddhist bells, metal ornaments for a saddle, and a traditional men’s dress.
Museum, artifacts, secondary school
Sponsored by Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.
This record's DOI: https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.18337