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a member of the Tungus speaking people of Mongolian race who are a nomadic people widely spread over eastern Siberia


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They include: Altaians, Buryatians, Dolgans, Koryaks, Kumandins, Mansi, Selkups, Tuvinians, Khakasians, Nenets, Hunts, Evenks and Russians.
The helmers add irony by showing their subjects watching romanticized TV coverage of Evenk life that just doesn't square with the reality.
La notion de << jouer >> domine egalement les fetes emblematiques des peuples voisins, notamment des Yakoutes et des Toungouses Evenk et Even (16).
Les Evenk aussi << jouent >> a la maniere du coq de bruyere, l'imitant de la voix, mais sous une forme differente : des jeunes filles accroupies les mains derriere le dos impriment a leurs epaules des mouvements d'aile et sautillent, tandis qu'un danseur tourne autour d'elles, bondissant et battant des bras (Zhomickaja 1966 : 94-95).
In Evenk mythology, among the spirits and masters of the Lower World is a mythological creature--"khalir" resembling a moose or reindeer, and having the antlers of a moose and the tail of a fish.
Other myths explain that during this ritual, an Evenk shaman called for his spirits --creatures that were half human and half non-human.
In Evenk legends, representatives of the Lower World also possessed characteristic features of the cosmological image of Khely (Shely, Sely), a mammoth, and Djabdar (Dzjabdar), a mythological snake.
After four days' travelling, he teamed up with a group of forest dwellers called the Evenk and set about honing his techniques.
The Evenks are hunters and reindeer people who follow their herds through the forest.
The Yakuts and the Evenks historically have had a special attitude toward nature," Belov told me.
Parmi les populations d'origine en Iakoutie se trouvent de nombreuses ethnies comme les Evenes, les Evenks, les Youkaguirs, les Tchouktches, les Dolganes et les Iakoutes (auto-designes les <<Sakha>>), Si les groupes ethniques enumeres ci-dessus sont parmi les plus petites ethnies du nord (leur population totale ne depasse pas 25 000 personnes), les Iakoutes forment la plus grande population autochtone de la region.
Petersburg to ask the czar to uphold his promise to protect the Evenks and their horses.
In a bid to enrich the corrupt local governor, bad guys offer a handful of guns and a few sacks of flour to the indigenous Evenk tribe of Siberia for their herd of special horses.
Strandberg and Ivarrson's epic journey was motivated by a desire to record the way of life of indigenous people such as the Chukchis, Evenks, Yakuts and Yagahirs who live along the banks of the Kolyma.