“A Kazakhstan performer demonstrates the long equestrian heritage as part of the gala concert during the opening ceremonies of Central Asian Pescekeeping Battalion (CENTRASBAT) 2000, Almaty, Kazakhstan,”
A Teleut Shaman and her Drum, ca. 1930s. The oval drum is divided into the Upper and Lower World. A wavy line separates the worlds. In the Upper World are the Sun, Moon, planets and stars, also horses, riders, birds, and trees. In the Lower World are a man, a fish, and a turtle. These figures, taken together, tell the shaman's story.