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Yakutia Yakuts (Yakut: Саха Sakha), are Turkic people who mainly inhabit the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). The Yakut language belongs to the Siberian branch of the Turkic languages.

Yakuts are a Turkic people who inhabit the Sakha Republic. The Sakha language belongs to the Northern branch of the Turkic family of languages. The Sakha mainly live in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in the Russian Federation, with some extending to the Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin regions, and the Taymyr and Evenki Autonomous Districts.

The Sakha mainly live in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in the Russian Federation, with some extending to the Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin regions, and the Taymyr and Evenki Autonomous Districts.

A Tundra Nenets woman poses with her daughter and a pet reindeer calf. Gydan Peninsula, Yamal, Western iberia, Russia

tundra Nenets woman with her daughter and a pet reindeer calf, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia

A Khanty woman in traditional dress at a Spring festival in the village of Pitlyar. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia

A Khanty woman in traditional dress at a Spring festival in the village of Pitlyar. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia :D

Galla, a Forest Nenets girl, at the entrance of her family's reindeer skin tent at their winter camp. Purovsky region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia

Indigenous Russia - Travel Back in Time with Ancient Traditions

Galla Forest Nenets girl/entrance of reindeer skin tent at winter camp/Purovsky region, Yamal, Western Siberia

Mongolian Shamanism | In Buryat shamanistic symbolism, the World-Tree is connected to the World-River; the bear for the Master of the Animals, or, among the Evenks, for the ethnogenic father. in the northwest corner of Mongolia, near the lake of Khoso Gol,  the shamans  venerate the mountain god, Khan Boghda Dayan Degereki Khayirkhan, in the form of the holy mountain. The polar star is a celestial nail, also called the Golden Nail -

In the Western world we use the word "shaman" for the ancient spiritual people from Mongolia and Siberia. They talk about Tengerism. Shamans are not to be worshipped, but merely respected as priests of Tengerism where the world is alive full of spirits

Nadiya Asyandu (right), a Nganasan woman in traditional dress, poses with elder Saibore Momde. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Nganasans, indigenous people inhabiting the Taymyr Peninsula in north Siberia, Russia © Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography / ArcticPhoto

Eurasia: Child from the Nenet tribe, threatened nomadic reindeer herder tribe in Northern Siberia, Russia by Alchemia

Mongolian Warmth - Child from the Nenet tribe, threatened nomadic reindeer herder tribe in Northern Siberia by Kempton

Ekaterina, an Even woman from Gizhiga, wearing traditional Even dress. Northern Evensk, Magadan Region, E. Siberia, Russia

Ekaterina, an Even woman from Gizhiga, wearing traditional Even dress. Northern Evensk, Magadan Region, E.

„Misija Sibiras“ pristatymas - Vilniaus miesto savivaldybės centrinė biblioteka

„Misija Sibiras“ pristatymas - Vilniaus miesto savivaldybės centrinė biblioteka

Yakuts (Sakha: Саха, Sakha), are a Turkic people who mainly inhabit the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic.  The Yakut or Sakha language belongs to the Siberian branch of the Turkic languages. Yakuts mainly live in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in the Russian Federation, with some extending to the Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin regions, and the Taymyr and Evenki Autonomous Districts.

Genetic similarity to Siberia is greatest for the Chipewyan population from northern Canada and for the more southerly Cree and Ojibwa populations.My daughters are Ojibwa.

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