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- n. Plural form of Evenk.
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The local population is composed of several ethnic groups: Buryats, the largest indigenous race in Siberia, Evenks and Russians who first colonized the region in the mid 18th century.
The few native Siberians (Evenks, Yakuts, Tuvins, Buryats, and Khakases, among others), once disparagingly termed inorodtsy ( "those born of another stock") by the Russians, and natsmeny ( "national minorities") by the Bolsheviks, have effectively been disenfranchised by their Slavic neighbors-turned�conquerors.
I filled him so full of holes I didn't think there was enough left of the hide to make it worth having, but the Evenks can work miracles.
Fourteen, fifteen, if you don't count the few Evenks who wander through and you don't count me, and you shouldn't count me.
The word 'shaman' itself is a creation of the Evenks, the native Siberians who live in the forests.
There are Evenks in the taiga beyond the town who don't encounter civilization for years.
Furthermore, mtDNA data showed that intermarriages between the first settlers with Evenks women led to the establishment of genetic characteristics during the 15th century that are still observed today.