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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype, and Linda van de Kamp

spiritual and cultural revitalization among Siberian peoples. Included are large ethnic groups of Turkic-Mongol origin, such as Sakha, Tuvan, Buryat, and a numerically small Finno-Ugric group of Khanty reindeer herders. While the most detailed discussion is

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Gargi Gangopadhyay

, another popular item of juvenile entertainment, also emerged from the colonial urban modernity of nineteenth-century Calcutta. Magazines such as Sakha (The friend [1883]), Balak (The child [1885]), Sathi (The companion [1893]), Mukul (The bud [1895

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Spirit of the Future

Movement, Kinetic Distribution, and Personhood among Siberian Eveny

Olga Ulturgasheva

Topolinoye in the Verkhoyansk mountains in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). In 2003–2004, I conducted 12 months of fieldwork studying young Evenys’ ideas of their own futures in Topolinoye, a village with a population of 700. The starting point for my research

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Making Lobsticks

Traveling Trails with Teetł’it Gwich’in

Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

-Low (2000: 104–115 ) exemplify two kinds of modified trees by the Sakha: keriakh-mas (appeasing evil spirits) and al-luk-mas (thanking spirits for individual protection). Rane Willerslev (2009: 51 ), too, refers to markers on the land that are

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Kendall House, Alexander King, and Karl Mertens

classes in Yukagir, many families prefer their children learn Sakha, Russian, and English as those languages are all more socially dominant. The three chapters by Alexandra Lavrillier, Stephan Dudeck, and Roza Laptander each provide a case study of a

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Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic

Das Sein bestimmt das Bewusstsein?

Nikolai Vakhtin

from village to village by less exotic transport, including helicopters and the inevitable AN-2 slogger aircraft. One day we arrived at an abandoned village on the Sakha shore of the Arctic Ocean. We learned that the inhabitants had abandoned it the

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From “Clan” to Speech Community

Administrative Reforms, Territory, and Language as Factors of Identity Development among the Ilimpii Evenki in the Twentieth Century

Nadezhda Mamontova

Translator : Jenanne K. Ferguson

of gravity for the Ilimpii Evenki and Sakha (Yakut), who migrated within the northern regions of Evenkia. It was also in Chirinda that the Troitskaia (Trinity) church was located, which in 1907 became a branch of the church in Essei in order to carry

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A Visitor's Guide to Shamans and Shamanism

The Kunstkamera's Russian and Asian Ethnographic Collections in the Late Imperial Era

Marisa Karyl Franz

from Central Asia. The gallery began with cabinet one, which displayed Sakha “Clothes, miscellaneous weapons, and handicrafts made of bone.” At the start of this guide to the gallery was “ Russian peasant needlework from Olonets and Tver regions and

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Tatiana Vagramenko

Money and Goods Travel in and out of Northwestern Sakha .” Folklore: Electronic Journal of Folklore 49 : 113 – 130 . http://www.folklore.ee/folklore/vol49/ventsel.pdf (accessed 15 October 2014 ). Ventsel , Aimar . 2012 . “ Religion and Ethnic

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“Where Do You Get Fish?”

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

Elena Liarskaya

now buy them not from local fishermen (this is forbidden) but in Krasnoiarskii Krai and the Republic of Sakha-(Iakutiia) (EU-Yamal 2015, SM). As a result, the fish that used to be a symbol of Yamal cuisine is now rarely actually a local food. 21 It