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Author: J. Lee Jacobson

Jan/Feb 2010
Page 54   ( 6 pages)

Summary: It could be the world's longest New Year's celebration, stretching a whole month in midwinter. Indeed, this Buddhist holiday is becoming an important way that Siberian Buryats seek to preserve their cultural identity.

This article appeared in the Jan/Feb 2010 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.

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