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Alcohol and Hallucinogens in the Life of Siberian Aborigines

... the Russians. They made it from fermented millet and from barley or rye flour with hop. The volume of this production was never high. Traditional alcoholic drinks, especially kumis, played an important role in pagan ritual practices of virtually all Siberian peoples. Not only kumis itself, but also the pot in which it was prepared and the cups from which it was drunk had a sacral significance. The most important holidays were usually held at the time when mass production of kumis started: in spring and in early summer. Describing ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Siberia , Siberian peoples , Siberian aborigines , fly-agarics , kumis , vodka , wine , tobacco , Krasheninnikov
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Alcohol and Hallucinogens in the Life of Siberian Aborigines

... the Russians. They made it from fermented millet and from barley or rye flour with hop. The volume of this production was never high. Traditional alcoholic drinks, especially kumis, played an important role in pagan ritual practices of virtually all Siberian peoples. Not only kumis itself, but also the pot in which it was prepared and the cups from which it was drunk had a sacral significance. The most important holidays were usually held at the time when mass production of kumis started: in spring and in early summer. Describing ...

Modified: 25.04.2007
Siberia , Siberian peoples , Siberian aborigines , fly-agarics , kumis , vodka , wine , tobacco , Krasheninnikov
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