Darhad Visiting the Shaman
Exploration of religious rites and customs of the Darhad tribe, a nomadic people living in Mongolia. Shows a visit by the head of the family to the local Shaman, who goes into a trance and calls the spirits in order to protect the family on their annual winter migration. Discussion on Shamanism with Bruce Parry.
Explorer Bruce Parry joins a family for their arduous winter migration. He finds the going tough as he helps them herd their three hundred animals across a high mountain pass.