A liver with straw stuck to it is given to the dogs to be eaten. It will help cure a disease affacting the sheep herd. These beliefs in curing a pre-islamic, probably related to Shamanism. The Kyrgys tribe originally came from Siberia, in Russia, one of the birthplace of shamanism..Summer camp of Muqur, Er Ali Boi's place...Trekking through the high altitude plateau of the Little Pamir mountains (average 4200 meters) , where the Afghan Kyrgyz community live all year, on the borders of China,...
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A liver with straw stuck to it is given to the dogs to be eaten. It will help cure a disease affacting the sheep herd. These beliefs in curing a pre-islamic, probably related to Shamanism. The Kyrgys tribe originally came from Siberia, in Russia, one of the birthplace of shamanism..Summer camp of Muqur, Er Ali Boi's place...Trekking through the high altitude plateau of the Little Pamir mountains (average 4200 meters) , where the Afghan Kyrgyz community live all year, on the borders of China, Tajikistan and Pakistan.


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