Even

Spirits

In this video, an Even woman explains and describes the various traditions, rituals and prayers performed when an Even person dies or is born.

Recording: The video was recorded in the village of Topolinoe in the summer of 2009 by Alexandra Lavrillier and Dejan Matić. It was transcribed, glossed and translated by Dejan Matić in collaboration with Tat’yana Zakharova, a local teacher.

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