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Native Rituals in Russia's Tuva Region - 14 Sep 2011
Native Rituals in Russia's Tuva Region - 14 Sep 2011
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September 13, 2011
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre...
Kyzyl, Russia
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Eight shamans, members of "The Spirit of Bear" society took part in the traditional ritual. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease,...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
A Tuvan shaman participates in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative...
Kyzyl, Russia
A Tuvan shaman participates in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town
A Tuvan shaman participates in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Eight shamans, members of "The Spirit of Bear" society, took part in the traditional ritual. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
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September 13, 2011
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre...
Kyzyl, Russia
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Eight shamans, members of "The Spirit of Bear" society took part in the traditional ritual. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
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September 13, 2011
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre...
Kyzyl, Russia
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Eight shamans, members of "The Spirit of Bear" society took part in the traditional ritual. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R) participates in a traditional Tuvan shaman ritual outside the...
Kyzyl, Russia
Australian citizen Gordon participates in a traditional Tuvan shaman ritual outside the Kyzyl town
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R) participates in a traditional Tuvan shaman ritual outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre...
Kyzyl, Russia
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town
Tuvan shamans participate in a ritual called "Kamlanie" outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Eight shamans, members of "The Spirit of Bear" society took part in the traditional ritual. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease,...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease,...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease,...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, prepares before conducting...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool prepares before conducting a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, prepares before conducting a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease,...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool (L), supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, prepares before conducting a medical...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool prepares before conducting a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, prepares before conducting a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure...
Kyzyl, Russia
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease,...
Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, supreme shaman of "The Spirit of Bear" society, conducts a medical session to cure a man, suffering from asthma and liver disease, at his residence in the Kyzyl town, administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Tuvans, one of Asian nomadic peoples, practise two main religions - Buddhism and Shamanism. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION HEALTH)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, takes pictures of the female...
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Australian citizen Gordon takes pictures of the female ethnic musical throat singing "Tuva Kyzy" inside...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, takes pictures of the female ethnic musical throat singing "Tuva Kyzy" inside a wooden yurt at the Aldyn Bulak area outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, performs with the female...
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Australian citizen Gordon performs with the female ethnic musical throat singing "Tuva Kyzy" at the Aldyn...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, performs with the female ethnic musical throat singing "Tuva Kyzy" at the Aldyn Bulak area outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, visits the Aldyn Bulak area...
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Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, visits the Aldyn Bulak area...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, visits the Aldyn Bulak area outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, takes pictures of the female...
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Australian citizen Gordon takes pictures of the female ethnic musical throat singing "Tuva Kyzy" outside...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, takes pictures of the female ethnic musical throat singing "Tuva Kyzy" outside a wooden yurt at the Aldyn Bulak area outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, inspects a wooden yurt at the...
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Australian citizen Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, inspects a wooden yurt at the Aldyn Bulak...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, inspects a wooden yurt at the Aldyn Bulak area outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (L) drinks tea with her friend Sean Quirk inside his yurt in the...
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Australian citizen Gordon drinks tea with her friend Quirk inside his yurt in the Kyzyl town
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (L) drinks tea with her friend Sean Quirk inside his yurt in the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 12, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. Sean Quirk, Milwokee, Wisconsin, US, named a Merited Artist of Tuva for his work on behalf of Tuvan music and culture in 2008, moved from the United States to Russia as was inspired by Tuvan throat singing. Picture taken September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Local resident Ailanmaa Damyran (R) helps Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national...
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Local resident Damyran helps Australian citizen Gordon as she performs with female ethnic musical throat...
Local resident Ailanmaa Damyran (R) helps Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, as she performs with the female ethnic musical throat singing "Tuva Kyzy" at the Aldyn Bulak area outside the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 13, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (C), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, plays the Tuvan ethnic...
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Australian citizen Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, plays the Igil inside the house of local...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (C), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, plays the Tuvan ethnic musical instrument called Igil inside the house of local Saryglar family, where Elizabeth lives, in the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 12, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. Picture taken September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R front) masters the Tuvan ethnic musical instrument called Igil...
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Australian citizen Gordon masters the Tuvan ethnic musical instrument called Igil during a rehearsal...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R front) masters the Tuvan ethnic musical instrument called Igil during a rehearsal of the National Orchestra of Tuva in the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 12, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. Picture taken September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (L), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, gives a musical lesson...
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Australian citizen Gordon, dressed in a Tuvan national costume, gives a musical lesson to a Tuvan girl...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (L), dressed in a Tuvan national costume, gives a musical lesson to a Tuvan girl Anita Saryglar at Saryglars' house, where Elizabeth lives, in the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 12, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. Picture taken September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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September 13, 2011
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R) smiles while her friend Sean Quirk gets water from an artesian...
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Australian citizen Gordon smiles while her friend Quirk gets water from an artesian chink in front of...
Australian citizen Elizabeth Gordon (R) smiles while her friend Sean Quirk gets water from an artesian chink in front of his yurt in the Kyzyl town, the administrative centre of Russia's Tuva region, some 800 km (497 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, September 12, 2011. Elizabeth from the state of Queensland, Australia, arrived in the Siberian region of Tuva in April, 2010 to study the Russian and Tuvan languages, the culture, traditions and music of the Tuvans, one of the native peoples of Siberia. The enthusiast, who studied music in the University of Queensland and is now a post-graduate student of the Australian National University in Canberra, is especially interested in studying the unique female Tuvan throat singing. Sean Quirk, Milwokee, Wisconsin, US, named a Merited Artist of Tuva for his work on behalf of Tuvan music and culture in 2008, moved from the United States to Russia as was inspired by Tuvan throat singing. Picture taken September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION)
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