THE SACRED AND THE SCIENTIFIC: TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE IN SIBERIAN RIVER CONSERVATION

@article{Klubnikin2000THESA,
  title={THE SACRED AND THE SCIENTIFIC: TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE IN SIBERIAN RIVER CONSERVATION},
  author={Kheryn Klubnikin and C. Annett and M. Cherkasova and Michail Shishin and Irina V. Fotieva},
  journal={Ecological Applications},
  year={2000},
  volume={10},
  pages={1296-1306}
}
The Katun River originates in the steppe of the Altai Mountains in Siberia. One of the major headwaters of the Ob River, the Katun is considered central to the culture of the indigenous Altaians. The Katun Valley contains large numbers of important cultural sites, dating from the Neolithic and representing some of the earliest human settlement in Russia. Modern-day Altaians still observe traditional ceremonies honoring the river and springs throughout the watershed and utilize traditional… Expand
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