The Events Preceding the Movement of the Asiatic People into Europe In order to discuss the movements of Asiatic peoples into Europe from the first inroad of the Huns to the conquests of the Osmanli Turks in the sixteenth century, it will be necessary to review briefly the events in central and eastern Asia which preceded and precipitated these incursions. From the time that the Irano-Aryan ancestors had arrived in Russian Turkestan in anticipation of their descent into the hills of northwestern
Shamanism and the Indigenous Peoples of Siberia Shamanism plays a role within most tribal communities of the indigenous peoples of Siberia. Within the community the shaman has many roles; one of his main roles is that of a healer. The function of the shaman is closely related to the spirit world (Eliade 71). A shaman uses ecstatic trance to communicate with spirits. Spirits are integral to a shaman’s ability to heal within his community. “Shamanic activity is generally a public
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Gianna Lugo May 21, 2014 Technology Mrs. Motyka Flag: My research will be on Mongolia, here are the colors of Mongolia. The flag of Mongolia consists of three equal sized vertical stripes. The stripes on the left and right of the flag are red. The red once represented (Mongolia's socialist beliefs), but as for today it stands for liberty and progress. The blue stripe in the middle is a traditional color for Mongolia, which is a representation for the sky. There is a symbol on the left side of the