Author Archives: cenksertdemir

The Böört: Headdress of the Turkic Shaman

After being educated by Siberian shamans for three years, I became the first wolf shaman in Turkey. The Ajalat Shamanic Center is the only place in Turkey where traditional Turkic Shamanism is practiced. My colleague Asu Mansur and I have … Continue reading

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I am a Wolf Shaman in the Tuva Republic

My name is Cenk Sertdemir, or Salchak Kurt Şaman. Here, I am performing the ritual Sacrament of the Black Sea, or Karadenizde Saman Ayini. It is important to me that people know Siberian Shamanism is directly linked to the real … Continue reading

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