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Karl Mertens

Mobility is an aspect of human activity that is highly contextual but also in need of a framework for comparative analysis through time and space. This article examines Evenki mobility patterns and their relationship to economic practices of hunting, fishing, and reindeer herding, and utilizes a framework for considering mobility cross-culturally. The Evenkis are an indigenous minority living throughout central and eastern Siberia in the Russian Federation. In the fall and winter of 2011/2012, fieldwork among two groups of Evenkis documented patterns of mobility for reindeer pasturage, foraging and logistical purposes. Mobility related to these activities is connected to specific ecological, social, and economic factors.

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Kendall House, Alexander King and Karl Mertens

Ashild Kolas and Yuanyuan Xie, eds., Reclaiming the Forest: The Ewenki Reindeer Herders of Aoluguya - Reviewed by Kendall House

Erich Kasten and Tjeerd de Graaf, eds., Sustaining Indigenous Knowledge: Learning Tools andCommunity Initiatives for Preserving Endangered Languages and Local Cultural Heritage - Reviewed by Alexander King

Vladimir Davydov, Nikolai Karbainov, Veronica Simonova, and Veronica Tselishcheva Aginskaia Street, Tanets s Ognem i Aliuminivye Strely: Prisvoenie Kul’turnykh Landshaftov - Reviewed by Karl Mertens

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