eurasian-shamanism:

I copied this photo from a friends collection of shaman-y images, so I couldn’t find out much about it – like who has taken it and where -, but I’m pretty certain* that this outfit belonged to Tubyaku Kosterkin. Tubyaku, along with his brother, Demnime, are regarded as the last great shamans of the Nganasan people.
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*I have a photo of his son wearing what appears to be the same robe, and the second photo on this page seems to depict this outfit. Granted, it’s a very poor quality image, but the shape of the headdress and the location of the metal bits are an exact match.

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