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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.

    Lake Baikal Basin, Russian Federation

  • 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.

    This Side of Ultima Thule

  • 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.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • 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.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • The word 'shaman' itself is a creation of the Evenks, the native Siberians who live in the forests.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • There are Evenks in the taiga beyond the town who don't encounter civilization for years.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

  • 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.

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