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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
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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).
Drawing upon ethnographic evidence from the Evenks, an ethnic group in north-eastern Asia, he held the conviction that decorative motifs of Neolithic pottery were unmistakable hallmarks of clans and tribes.
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).
Still, his failed attempts did provide the Evenks with the biggest laugh they'd had all year.
The Evenks are hunters and reindeer people who follow their herds through the forest.
It is interesting, too, that the oral history of the Siberian Evenks identifies the mammoth as creator of mountains through using its tusks to dig deep into the earth, an interesting link between lithosphere and biosphere, and perhaps the numinosphere (Vasilevich 1963: 60-61).