Evenks

ethnic group

The Evenks (Evenki: Ewenkī) are an ethnic group native to Northern Asia. Most of them are living in Russia (Siberia) or China (Inner Mongolia).[1] Small number of them also live in Mongolia and Ukraine.

Evenks
Ewenkī
Flag of Evenks.svg
Flag of the Evenks
Total population
69,856
Regions with significant populations
 Russia38,396
 China30,875
 Mongolia537
 Ukraine48
Languages
Evenki, Chinese, Russian, Mongolian
Religion
Shamanism, Orthodox Christianity, Buddhism
Related ethnic groups
Other Tungusic peoples

Evenks are a Tungusic people. [2] They are related to the Manchu and the Oroqen.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Evenk News and Analysis on Intercontinental Cry". Intercontinental Cry. Retrieved 2020-08-16.
  2. Duggan, Ana T.; Whitten, Mark; Wiebe, Victor; Crawford, Michael; Butthof, Anne; Spitsyn, Victor; Makarov, Sergey; Novgorodov, Innokentiy; Osakovsky, Vladimir (2013-12-12). "Investigating the Prehistory of Tungusic Peoples of Siberia and the Amur-Ussuri Region with Complete mtDNA Genome Sequences and Y-chromosomal Markers". PLOS ONE. 8 (12): e83570. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083570. ISSN 1932-6203. PMC 3861515. PMID 24349531.CS1 maint: PMC format (link)