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Alcohol and Hallucinogens in the Life of Siberian Aborigines

... boiled cow’s milk), sprinkling it upwards.” The Turkic peoples of Siberia are known to have had the cult of the horse. When horses (stallions, as a rule) were sacrificed to gods, they were sprinkled with kumis. On rare occasions (mostly in West Siberia), they used braga, or bread vodka, as sacrifice. In September 1734, Krasheninnikov witnessed a sacrificing ceremony observed by the Tuliber Tatars of the Kuznetsk uyezd: “Every year, under those birch trees the Tatars sacrifice to their god: having brewed a huge pot of braga, they take it to the birch trees, pour them ...

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

... boiled cow’s milk), sprinkling it upwards.” The Turkic peoples of Siberia are known to have had the cult of the horse. When horses (stallions, as a rule) were sacrificed to gods, they were sprinkled with kumis. On rare occasions (mostly in West Siberia), they used braga, or bread vodka, as sacrifice. In September 1734, Krasheninnikov witnessed a sacrificing ceremony observed by the Tuliber Tatars of the Kuznetsk uyezd: “Every year, under those birch trees the Tatars sacrifice to their god: having brewed a huge pot of braga, they take it to the birch trees, pour them ...

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