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Food without "Soul" Does Not Fill. Social and Ritual Aspects of Yakuts' Traditional Diet

... left. On an occasion, a well-off host could be paid a visit by a rich toyon holding an important public office, together with his relations and friends. The hosts would make a feast in his honor: cattle were butchered; the guests were offered wine, kumis and some more exquisite dishes. In fact, this treatment was a kind of a mandatory supply of provisions to an important person and his suite, a true survival of times past. The following day, the guests could take away some of the meat of the cattle ...

Modified: 30.04.2010
Yakutia , Sakha , Yakuts' food , ethnography , traditional diet , sacrifice offering , taboo , rituals , magic , food bans , choron , kumis , kumis dishes
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Alcohol and Hallucinogens in the Life of Siberian Aborigines

... created by the members of the academic detachment of the Second Kamchatka (Great Northern) Expedition of 1733—1743: academicians G. F. Müller and J. G. Gmelin, adjunct G. W. Steller, student S. P. Krasheninnikov and interpreter Ya. I. Lindenau. Kumis and araka It is a well-known fact that cattle-breeders, especially the numerous Turkic and Mongolian peoples and Trans-Baikal Evenks, had known alcohol long before Siberia was joined to Russia. The light alcoholic drink used universally was kumis ...

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

... documents created by the members of the academic detachment of the Second Kamchatka (Great Northern) Expedition of 1733—1743: academicians G. F. Müller and J. G. Gmelin, adjunct G. W. Steller, student S. P. Krasheninnikov and interpreter Ya. I. Lindenau. Kumis and araka It is a well-known fact that cattle-breeders, especially the numerous Turkic and Mongolian peoples and Trans-Baikal Evenks, had known alcohol long before Siberia was joined to Russia. The light alcoholic drink used universally was kumis ...

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

... …Siberian peoples only drink boiled milk. They cannot consume unboiled milk — people start vomiting and get an upset stomach. …The Tartars, Mongols, Kalmyks, Nerchinsk Tungusses, Buryats, and Yakuts make a heady drink from mare’s milk and call it Kumiss in Tartar or Kmyss in Yakut. Fresh mare’s milk, immediately after one milked the mare, is poured into a special leather vessel with convex walls and a narrow neck; some warm water and ferment from old koumiss are added; then the mixture is repeatedly ...

Modified: 30.01.2006
Yakutia , Yakuts , food , milk , koumiss , kumis , yogurt , Gerhard Friedrich Mueller
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