“Legends of the North” in Noyabrsk. Shamanism, ecological calendar, rituals
10:12 5 июня 2018
Категории: News in English
On the 15th of June the museum resource center of Noyabrsk will open the ethnographic exhibition “Legends of the North”, which will last till the 20th of August.
The exhibition will tell about traditional spiritual culture of indigenous peoples of the North, who accumulated unique knowledge about the surrounding world.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” in the information and advertising office of the museum resource center, visitors will be acquainted to mythological ideas about the world structure, with ritual actions, with such a phenomenon as shamanism in life of Khanty and Nenets peoples. They will also learn about ecological calendar, how names of months are related to the annual cycle of a reindeer’s life.
The exhibition will include items from the rich ethnographic collection, which acquaint to the special lifestyle of Khanty and Nenets peoples. Among the exhibits there is national clothing with traditional ornaments, household items, hunting tools and vehicles. Also, everyday life of nomadic peoples will be illustrated through black and white photos of the 70-s, the author of which is the famous photographer from Tyumen Anatoly Pashuk.