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Antropologicheskij forum, 2018, no. 38

 

A VISION OF A SELKUP SHAMAN

Olga Kazakevich
Research Computing Centre, Lomonosov Moscow State University
1 Leninskie Gory, Build. 4, Moscow, Russia
Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences
1 Bolshoy Kislovskiy Lane, Build. 1, Moscow, Russia
kazakevich.olga()gmail.com

Abstract: The article describes the few existing recordings of Selkup shamanic songs and the audio archive of Victor Rudolf (1936–1991), who collected traditional Selkup artifacts and Selkup folklore mostly on the territory of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area in the 1970s — 1980s. The description is exemplified with the text of a shamanic vision song with grammatical glosses and some comments on grammar and ethnography.

Keywords: shamanic incantations, audio archives, Selkup language, texts of shamanic songs, Victor Rudolf, Konstantin Chekurmin.

Acknowledgements: The article has been prepared in the framework of the project “Dynamics of Language Contact in the Circumpolar Region” supported by the Russian Science Foundation, grant no. 17-18-01649.

To cite: Kazakevich O., ‘Videnie selkupskogo shamana’ [A Vision of a Selkup Shaman], Antropologicheskij forum, 2018, no. 38, pp. 195–208.

doi: 10.31250/1815-8870-2018-14-38-195-208

URL: http://anthropologie.kunstkamera.ru/files/pdf/038/kazakevich.pdf