List of mini-projects, 2005-06

 

Timeframe

Name of project

Initiators

Responsible persons

Accomplished

 

1

August2 –September5,2005

Improvement and protection of mazar Ak-Tailak, Bakaiyr village, Bakay-Ata rayon

ShaiykSamankul Asyrankulov

a) the family of shaiyk Samankul Asyrankulov

b) “Aigine” specialist Oktyabr Ashirbekov, foreman

c) 6 persons from the local residents

– major overhaul of a shypaakana (traditional clinic)

– fencing about the Small and Big Ak-Tailaks (“Small and Big Camels”)

 
 
 

2

July1-14,2005

Improvement and protection of a complex of mazars Nyldy Ata, Ozgorush village, Bakay-Ata rayon

ShaiykJenish Kudakeev

a) “Aigine” specialist Oktyabr Ashirbekov, foreman

b) 10 persons from the local residents

– erection of two stone fences around mazars Koz Bulak (Eye Spring) and Chong-Unkur (BigCave)

– purification and erection of a metal lath fence around spring-mazar Tamchy Bulak (Droplet spring)

– erection of resting places for visitors, made of stone and wood in several places within Nyldy-Ata complex

 

3

August-November

Improvement of conditions of a ritual house at mazar Zulpukor, Aral village, Talas rayon

Traditional healer Toktosh Umetbaeva

a) “Aigine” specialists

b) local residents

   

4

August

Experts about water from the mazar Kyrk Kyz Bulagy (40 girls spring), Sasyk-Bulak village, Talas rayon

Traditional healer Byubyusada Mombekova

– E. Kulova – water samples from the springs

– “Shoro” company

– expert discussion of water

 

5

September-October

Improvement and protection of mazar Ak-Ui, Sheker village, Kara-Buura rayon

Healer Byubyusada Mombekova and shaiyk Kerimbay Ibraimov

– local residents of Sheker village

– the family of shaiyk Kerimbay Ibraimov

– repairs of the ritual house

– purification and stone laying-out of two springs

 

6

October-November

Improvement of mazar Chynar-Terek, Koktokoy village, Talas oblast

Mazar custodian Kylychbek Kurmanbaev, traditional healer Chachykey Chongmurunova

– Custodian Kylychbek Kurmanbaev,

traditional healer Chachykey Chongmurunova

– Local residents

– erection of a fence around two chynar (sycamore) trees

– fencing about the anthill-mazar

 

7

August2005 –May2006

DevelopmentofmazarKainar-Bulak,MoldoAsanvillage,Kara-Buurarayon

StudentDamiraImanalieva,mazarcustodianOoganbekBaiyzbekov

CustodianOoganbekBaiyzbekov,

CoordinatorElnura Kulova

– removal of sewage

– analysis of water composition

– assistance in construction of a ritual house started up by the custodian

 

8

October-March2006

Development of a map of mazars of the Nyldy Ata complex

Shaiyk Jenish Kudakeev and “Aigine”

Students of the Talas State University and American University – Central Asia, anthropologist Nathan Light, shaiyk Jenish Kudakeev with assistance fromGIS company

– training of 3 students byGIS company

– taking coordinates of mazars’ locations using aGPS

– collection of information about each mazar of the complex

– description of the ecosystem

 

9

October

Improvement of conditions and fencing in Kadyr Ata and Oisul Ata (Bakyyan, Kara-Buura rayon)

Custodian Darika Jamanbaeva

– custodian

Darika Jamanbaeva,

– local residents,

– specialist from “Aigine”

-purification of springs

– installment of a device to ease water collection

-fencing in springs

 

10

September–December

Training workshops “The world of mazars”

Students of theTalasStateUniversity

Students of theTalasStateUniversity

   

11

August-March 2006

Installment of information billboards (signs) at mazars where “Aigine” projects are carried out

Mazar custodians; healers practicing at mazars

“Aigine”,local residents

– billboards are already installed at the following mazars: a) Nyldy Ata, b) Ak Tailak, c) Kydyr Ata and Oisul Ata, d) Ak Ui