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Culture is a wonderfully complex and often enigmatic thing, with many influences and elements to share and discuss. The below resources discuss a range of topics – including rites of passage (such funeral and wedding culture), games, and more. For still more on modern pop culture, make sure to check out PopKult.org, also a part of the SRAS Family of Sites!

The Games of Dygyn: History, Sport, and Honor in the Sakha Republic

The original Sakha is given for some terms in parentheses. Photographs provided by Mitrofan kyyha Varvara Egorova-Dygyia, Susan Crate, and Kathryn Yegorov-Crate. The Games of Dygyn or the Dygyn oonn’uulara (Дыгын оонньуулара), as they are known locally, is a multisport competition held in the Republic of Sakha, located in Siberia. It is comprised of seven […]

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