Yakut

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a member of a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia (mainly in the Lena river basin)

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the Turkic language spoken by the Yakut

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Helminths in reindeer in the Tomponskyi and Lenekskyi Districts of the Yakut ASSR [in Russian].
1992 111 subjects Siberian Yakut Novoradovsky et al.
Often, the fight over the control of the vast natural resources is depicted as ethnically motivated: Tatars or Yakuts against Russians.
The Yakuts of northeast Siberia saw the sky as a tent made of overlapping tightly stretched skins, and the Buryats of southern Siberia recognized in the Milky Way a seam where the primordial celestial canopy was stitched together.
To the east of the Taymyr Peninsula, the human populations become even more diverse in terms of their origins and languages: The Evenki, Yakuts of Turkish origin, Yukaghir of Samoyed origin, Chukchi and Inuit, without including the mixed-race peoples, whose origins are relatively distinct, but whose cultural identity is consolidated, such as the Dolgan, Chuvases, Kolimchans or Kamchadales or Itelmen.
In the latter case, the intermarriage of native Yakuts with Japanese and Korean business people has already been reported.
The Bashkirs and Buryats, Chuvash and Dagestanis, and Tuvians and Yakuts, are largely known primarily to the Russian public and to a small number of post-Soviet and foreign anthropologists and ethnologists.
The Yakuts and the Evenks historically have had a special attitude toward nature," Belov told me.
As we travelled, I noticed that some of the clothing worn by the Yakuts was similar to Marsden's descriptions of her travelling clothes.
In order to form a centralized organization, the associations in Moscow, Yakuts, and Tver will have to present the federal registration agency with three charters confirming their status as local religious organizations.
His encounters with Tatars, Yakuts and Russians along the way form the backdrop to the journey, and there are frequent, well researched diversions into specific periods of the region's turbulent history.
The population is mostly Yakuts, a major indigenous Arctic group, as well as Russians and Evenks, a Siberian ethnic minority.
The horse is as important to the Yakuts as reindeer are to the Saami (Lapps).
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.