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Jenanne Ferguson

Kirill Istomin's investigation of rivers as an organizational schema for the mobility of Khanty, Komi, and Nenets communities in northwestern Russia. The author deftly contrasts the tensions between the river-centric system and those of the roads and

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“Where Do You Get Fish?”

Practices of Individual Supplies in Yamal as an Indicator of Social Processes

Elena Liarskaya

regions, reindeer herding is alive and actively developing there, remaining the basis of economic life for a considerable part of the Nenets, Khanty, and Komi population. A part of the native IaNAO population retains a nomadic lifestyle, which means that

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Victoria Churikova, Alexey Druzyaka, and Alina Galimova

making clothing and in decorative arts. A. King and V. Dedyk present their project documenting little-studied dialects of the Koriak language in Kamchatka. R. Laptander relates several items of oral history of Yamal Nenets about the period of Sovetization

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Tero Mustonen, Sergei V. Sokolovskiy, Hugh Beach, and Jessica Kantarovich

Russians and their horses: “The value of one hundred horses equals ten reindeer” (96). Relations with other ethnic groups emerge from the songs. Nenets, or “Samoyed” as Hatto calls them, are negative to ambiguous in their relations to the Khanty. The epic

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Pomors, Pomor’e, and the Russian North

A Symbolic Space in Cultural and Political Context

Yuri P. Shabaev, Igor Zherebtsov, Kim Hye Jin, and Kim Hyun Taek

-state formations (the Karelian Labor Commune in 1920, the Komi Autonomous Oblast” in 1921, and the Nenets National Okrug in 1929) were created and the process of “korenizatsiia” was initiated. This process quite often took the form of replacing the representatives

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Bret Gustafson, Francesco Carpanini, Martin Kalb, James Giblin, Sarah Besky, Patrick Gallagher, Andrew Curley, Jen Gobby, and Ryan Anderson

readers on his travels across many continents and tells the stories of his time spent with six Indigenous communities on their territories: the Skolt Sami in northern Finland; the Nenets on the Yamal Peninsula of Russia; the Altai the Golden Mountains in

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The Representation of Childhood in Ethnographic Films of Siberian Indigenous Peoples

The Case of the Documentary Film Malen’kaia Katerina (Tiny Katerina)

Ivan Golovnev and Elena Golovneva

Translator : Jenanne Ferguson

. This area is located in the north of the Khanty-Mansi Okrug—Iugra, on the border between the Khanty-Mansi and Iamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrugs. In the past, the main livelihoods of the indigenous peoples of the Kazym forest-tundra were hunting, fishing

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Kendall House, Alexander King, and Karl Mertens

contrasting views on the boarding schools in Yamal. Liarskaya provides considerable historical background in a way that draws useful generalizations and also cautions us against painting Siberian history in too broad strokes. The Nenets boarding schools were

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Christopher Hill, Anna Bara, David Dettmann, Joseph Livesey, and Falk Huettmann

highly critical of Siberia, its administration, and Russia’s great and deep history overall. The author devotes just nine pages to the sustainable and valuable foundations and worldviews of the indigenous world and its peoples (Evenks, Kets, Nenets, and

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Tatiana Bulgakova

Religious Movements in the Russian North: Competing Uses of Religiosity after Socialism,” and also among the Khanty, Nenets and Saami (Yamal, Kola Peninsula). Observation of religious praxis and extensive and narrative interviews fixed in phonorecords and