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Russia: Efforts Failing To Preserve Evenks' Nomadic Way Of Life
Interviews and articles

Russia: Efforts Failing To Preserve Evenks' Nomadic Way Of Life

By Jolyon Naegele

February 06, 2002

Pavlina Brzakova is a Czech doctor of ethnology at Prague's Charles University who has made seven expeditions to Evenkia during the past decade. She has been witness to a disappearing way of life, recording the last shamans and traditional singers, interviewing the last nomadic reindeer herders and collecting, translating, and publishing folk tales.

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