Evenk

(redirected from Evenks)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Evenk - a member of the Tungus speaking people of Mongolian race who are a nomadic people widely spread over eastern SiberiaEvenk - a member of the Tungus speaking people of Mongolian race who are a nomadic people widely spread over eastern Siberia; related to the Manchu
Tungusic - any member of a people speaking a language in the Tungusic family
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Senri Ethnological Reports, <<The Cultural Heritage of Buryats, Evenks and Semeyskiye.
Reindeer herders and hunters of Eastern Siberia: Life of Kalar Evenks.
Witch doctors from the Evenks in central Siberia sport human-shaped pendants made of seal fur to help cure the sick.
Evenks, were asked to draw maps to visitors (see Woodward and Lewis).
Most closely related populations are populations of the Evenks and Yakuts, and then they are adjoined consistently by the Buryats and Tuvinians.
Public prosecution addressed the Court asking to nullify the decision of public authorities in Krasnoyarsk Krai to set up a park Symskiy in the homelands of indigenous peoples of Kets and Evenks without their consent.
Downbeat but artfully made, Polish-produced docu "Gugara" recounts how a community of Evenks, an indigenous people in deepest Siberia, are slowly--and almost literally--dying on their feet.
The Evenks, as they are known in Russia, are under increasing pressure from the huge oil and gas developments taking place across Siberia.
Lavrillier, Alexandra, 1995, Les differentes fetes saisonnieres chez les Evenks eleveurs de rennes du sud de la lakoutie, Memoire de maitrise, Ethnologie et Sociologie comparative, Universite Paris-X - Nanterre.
The image of a mammoth as a gigantic bird is known among the Ob Ugres, Selkups, and Evenks (Toporov 1982).
The population is mostly Yakuts, a major indigenous Arctic group, as well as Russians and Evenks, a Siberian ethnic minority.
Still, his failed attempts did provide the Evenks with the biggest laugh they'd had all year.