Galdanova, Galina R.

   Buryat ethnologist of Buryat, Mongolian, and Siberian shamanisms. She is senior researcher and Mongolian finds keeper at the Institute of Oriental, Mongolian, and Tibetan Studies of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Historical dictionary of shamanism. . 2007.

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  • Bibliography —    As the scope of the dictionary entries and extent of this bibliography make clear, there is a huge range of literature on shamans, from introductory works, general discussions on such topics as definition, and culture specific ethnographic… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

  • White Shamans —    The Buryat and Yakut peoples of Mongolia and Siberia distinguish between two types of shaman: black shamans and white shamans. Although the distinction is never entirely systematic or absolute, white shamans do not enter trances but seek… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

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