Lineage of Teachings
Grandmother Tika Valdu Anga
Instructed by father Yakov Valdu.
She was the Seventh generation Tiger shaman of her clan.
Ulchi family system of Valdu Clan contains elements of Jurchen traditions.
Grandmother Indyeka Djaksul
Djaksul Clan tradition combining Goldi and Ulchi elements.
Grandfather Misha Duvan
(not related to Nadia Duvan Clan)
His grandfather was a Thunder Shaman and brother a Tiger shaman.
His family system contains elements of Ulchi, Yakut, and Negidal traditions. Taught the Olchi clan system by Altaka Olchi.
Grandmother Nadia Duvan
Instructed by Grandmother Tika, Grandfather Misha, Grandmother Indyeka, and Grandmother Altaka
Combination of Ulchi, Ainu, Jurchen, and Manchu within Duvan family system.
Both sides of family had practicing shamans.
Grandmother Altaka Olchi
The teachings of the Ulchi are an orally transmitted set of rules and instructions that can historically trace their roots back to the Neolithic/Late Pleistocene Epoch in the Amur River region of Eastern Siberia and the Prehistoric Maritime cultures of the Okhotsk Sea.