Contacts between these deportees and Siberian peoples such as the Yakuts
, whose traditions of shamanism were so precisely and in such great detail described in the memoirs of Ansis Leitis, are extremely interesting.
From Vladivostok, travelers can visit eight other regions and learn more about the culture of the areas, including the black sand beaches and hot springs of Kamchatka, the sun worshipping and horse-revering way of life of the Yakuts
, and the remnants of the notorious Gulag system in Magadan.
There were two magisterial volumes on the language of the Yakuts
, for which Bohtlingk remains more famous in Russia than for the great Petersburg dictionary of Sanskrit.
For example, in Yakutia, the Yakuts
, who came relatively recently from the south, do not consume raw brain, but the Evenki, who are descendants of the first reindeer herders who migrated north and northeast from the region of Lake Baikal (32), still continue to locally maintain old dietary practices.
2) encompasses Northern Eurasia from Germany to Chukchi Peninsular with the highest indexes across the territory from the Baltic and the Balkans to Lena Basin (the Yakuts
) and Lake Baikal (the Buryats).
Sakha Ynaga-cattle of the Yakuts
. Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Helsinki.
(95) Of such colonial citizens (Russians, Finns, Yakuts
, and others), on 1 January 1861 a total of about 100 "souls" were listed--54 men and 40 women (predominantly Creole women), whereas the number of Tlingit Indians alone living in Alaska during these years was about 8,000 individuals.
, Eskimos, and other ethnic groups were most likely to feature in writings that stressed Siberia's colonial status.
Most closely related populations are populations of the Evenks and Yakuts
, and then they are adjoined consistently by the Buryats and Tuvinians.
I've drunk neat alcohol with the Yakuts
in Siberia - a near-death experience.