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Noun1.Nganasan - a member of the Samoyedic people living on the Taimyr Peninsula in Siberia
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
2.Nganasan - the Uralic language spoken by the Nganasan
Samoyedic, Samoyed - the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
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Drawing from the Nganasan Spoken Language Corpus, Wagner-Nagy presents a grammar of Nganasan, an endangered Samoyedic language that belongs to the Uralic language family.
Finally there are four Samoyed chapters, one on Tundra Nenets by Lotta Jalava, one on Forest Enets and Tundra Enets by Florian Siegl, one on Nganasan by Sandor Szeverenyi and Beata Wagner-Nagy, and one on Selkup and Kamas by Beata Wagner-Nagy (with the Kamas data contributed by Gerson Klumpp).
Cluster 2 (Circumpolar Eurasia): Eastern Sami; Ainu; Dolgan; Sym Evenki; Nganasan; Enets; Negidals; Mansi; Tundra Nenets; Southern Selkup; Northern Selkup; Ket, Yug; Eastern Khanty (Ostyaks); Northern Khanty; Nivkh; Far East Evenki; Nanai; Udihe; Oroch; Yukaghir; Evens (Lamuts); Baikal Evenki; Western Evenki; Yakut; Wotians; Sorbs;
The Russian census recognizes (from West to East) the Saami, Nenets, Khanty, Sel'kup, Enets, Nganasan, Dolgan, Even, Chukchi, Chuvan, and Eskimo/ Inuit-Yupik of the Russian Far East.
Humphrey (1998:482) describes Buriat pastoralists as survivors of the transition, not through adherence to Soviet blueprints, but through their collective enterprises, which combine a locally retained pre-Soviet reliance on clan-based economies with ideas from "globalized management-speak." Ziker (2002) explains how the Dolgan and Nganasan, hunters and fishers of the Taimyr peninsula, have revived their reliance on family-clan groupings, obliged sharing, and cooperation through informal and non-market relations to make up for the void left after the pullout of Soviet social and economic infrastructure.
The 54 languages include the following: Abaza, Aghul, Akhvakh, Aleut, Alutor, Andi, Archi, Bagvalal, Bezhta, Botlikh, Chamalal, Chukchee, Chulym, Dolgan, Enets, Even, Evenki, Godoberi, Hinukh, Hunzib, Itelmen, Izhorian, Kaitag, Karata, Kerek, Ket, Khanty, Khvarshi, Koryak, Kubachi, Mansi, Nanai, Negidal, Nenets, Nganasan, Nivkh, Oroch, Orok, Rutul, Sami, Selkup, Shor, Tat, Tindi, Tofa, Tsakhur, Tsez, Udege, Ulchi, Vepsian, Votian, Yug, Yukaghir, and Yupik.
2000 `Land Tenure and Economic Change among the Dolgans and Nganasan' Paper presented at the workshop on `Postsocialisms in the Russian North', Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Salle, Germany, 9 November 2000
Until 3,000 years ago, the Proto-Samoyed, the ancestors of the Enets, the Nenets, the Nganasan, and the Selkup (and also the Kamasians, Koybal, and Mator, Altaic peoples that conserved their languages, closely related to Selkup until the 19th century) were neighbors of the Ugrians of the Ob.
Kosterkina, "Small Seances with a Great Nganasan Shaman," pp.