They are the real proprietors of these unexplored forests knowing them thoroughly ..." (84) Such a feeling is reflected to no lesser extent in the recollections of the Siberia-based Latvian writer Ansis Leitis, where he justifies his astonishment with Yakut
traditions by claiming that they are "people completely strange" to Europeans.
Helminths in reindeer in the Tomponskyi and Lenekskyi Districts of the Yakut
ASSR [in Russian].
Blood samples of Grey Ukrainian breed (n = 48) and Yakut
breed (n = 33) were collected from an experimental agricultural farm of SB RAS (Altai Republic).
Zimov started the park with a herd of 40 Yakutian horses, a semi-wild breed with a handsomely long mane that is raised by Yakuts
and other native people for their meat.
This group included, for example, the Chukchi, the Buryats, the Yakuts
, the Samoyedic peoples, the Kyrgyz, the Kalmyks, the Turkmen.
Frequency variation between Eurasian Tuvinians, Buryats, Altaians, Yakuts
and Russians genotyped for the P450 enzyme family alleles CYP2C9*2, CYP2C9*3, CYP2C19*2, CYP2C19*3, CYP3A5*3 and CYP3A5*6 showed statistically significant interethnic differences marked enough to be relevant to drug design and related therapeutic efforts (78).
(82) Ancestry, history, language, families, and traditions vary from community to community and region to region--from the Saami in northern Europe to the Inupiat, Aleut, and Yupik, and others in Alaska; the Inuit, Inuvialuit, Dene, and Gwich'in, and others in Canada; the Kalaallit and Inughuit in Greenland; and the Chukchi, Nenet, Yakuts
, and others in Russia.
Finally, ALDH2*2 was much less common among other Asian ethnicities, including Filipinos, Indians, Malays, Siberian Yakuts
, and Thais, than in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean samples, with 0 to 10 percent of study participants possessing at least one ALDH2*2 allele (Goedde et al.
prepared bark soup, while Scandinavian Lapps made breads, cereals, cakes, and stringy noodles from the sweet, fibrous tissues.
Often, the fight over the control of the vast natural resources is depicted as ethnically motivated: Tatars or Yakuts
Venereal diseases (known as the "Russian disease" by the Yakuts
), smallpox, and measles all decimated populations that were already very small and lacked resistance to these diseases.
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.
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.
and the Evenks historically have had a special attitude toward nature," Belov told me.