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 Tungus -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tungus is an obsolete term for the (A member of the Tungus speaking people of Mongolian race who are a nomadic people widely spread over eastern Siberia; related to the Manchu) Evenks of (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russia.
Tungus may refer to the (A family of Altaic languages spoken in Mongolia and neighboring areas) Tungusic languages.
The Tungus meteorite is a name sometimes given to the (Click link for more info and facts about Tunguska event) Tunguska event.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/tu/tungus.htm   (90 words)

 Expedition Seeks Alien Connection To Tungus Meteorite
Scientists are hoping to find material evidences disproving the main version of the events which took place almost a hundred years ago.
Armed with metal detectors and other innovative gadgets, members of the expedition (14) plan to inspect taiga near the Poligus village as well as surrounding area by the river Podkamennaya Tunguska.
Labvin also stated that according to space photography of this region of Evenkia, the area is full of "metal traces" which could in fact have something to do with the "man-caused catastrophe which took place 100 years ago." The expedition is scheduled to return back to Krasnoyarsk on August 5th.
www.rense.com /general56/tung.htm   (220 words)

 AllRefer.com - Tungus (Peoples (except New World)) - Encyclopedia
They are subdivided into the Evenki, who live in the area from the Yenisei and Ob river basins to the Pacific Ocean and from the Amur River to the Arctic Ocean, and the Lamut, who live on the coast of the Okhotsk Sea.
The Tungus are closely related to the Manchus.
The Tungus, or Tunguzic, languages are a division of the Altaic subfamily of the Ural-Altaic family of languages (see Uralic and Altaic languages) that includes the Manchu literary language; they may be related to the Mongolic and Turkic families.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/Tungus.html   (234 words)

 TUNGUSES - LoveToKnow Article on TUNGUSES
The Russian form Tungus, wrongly supposed to mean lake people, appears to occur first in the Dutch writer Massa (1612); but the race has been known to the Russians ever since they reached the Yenisei.
The Tungus domain, covering many hundred thousand square miles in central and east Siberia and in the Amur basin, stretches from the Yenisei eastwards to the Pacific, where it occupies most of the seaboard between Korea and Kamchatka.
The Amur is sLill ~nainly a Tungus river almost from its source to its mouth: the Oroches (Orochus), Daurians, Birars, Golds, Manegrs, Sanagirs, Ngatkons, Nigidals, and some other aboriginal tribes scattered along the main stream and its affluentsthe Shilka, Sungari and Usuriare all of Tungus stock and speech.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /T/TU/TUNGUSES.htm   (772 words)

 .:Evenkia Autonomous Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At that time Tungus were settled in Yenisey province from the river Angara to the mountains Putorana.
Tungus association which was on the level of the community-tribal system satisfied tsar's administration.
During this expedition the first exact map of this region was made, the graphite deposits were investigated, flora, weather, Evenki mode of life and their characteristic features were described.
www.evenkya.ru /eng?id=obsh&sid=hist   (4849 words)

 .:Evenkia Autonomous Area
It was proved that Tungus space body flew from west to east (60 % of eye-witnesses proved the same fact).
The investigator of Tungus catastrophe Innokentiy Suslov after the examining of the witnesses determined that the space object flew from west to east.
At the present moment the group of Siberian social-state fund "Tungus space phenomenon" and specialists of scientific organizations have investigated two plots of damaged territory.
www.evenkya.ru /eng?id=uniq&sid=intmesta&ssid=1   (2234 words)

 Tungus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tungus is an obsolete term for the Evenks of Russia.
The Tungus meteorite is a name sometimes given to the Tunguska event.
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tungus   (105 words)

 Evenks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Evenks (obsolete: Tungus) are a nomadic indigenous people, one of the Northern Indigenous Peoples (pop.
The Evenk language is the largest of the northern group of the Manchu-Tungus languages, a group which also includes the Even and Negidal languages.
There are approximately 26,000 Evenks in China (the Solon, the Tungus, the Ainak, the Nakagyr and the Orochon), of whom nearly 23,000 live in the Hulunbuir region in the north of the Inner Mongolia Province, near the city of Hailar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Evenks   (494 words)

 Tungusic Research Group: Bibliography
A sketch of vowel harmony in the Tungus languages.
Tungus dialects in the vicinities of Yakutsk and Okhotsk in the eighteenth century.
[An attempt at the gfeography and statistics of the Tungus tribes in Siberia on the basis of the 1897 census].
www.dartmouth.edu /~trg/biblio.html   (2590 words)

The children, under the pretext that they are children and do not understand what they do, are asked to exhibit their genitalia in the presence of adult persons, who enjoy in seeing children—performers.
However, among the Tungus groups this practice is not equally in vogue.
As to whether the children are absolutely conscious of what they do—personally I think that a Tungus child of ten or twelve years may be so—is not of importance, for we are interested in the social side of exhibitionism” [etc.].
www2.rz.hu-berlin.de /sexology/GESUND/ARCHIV/GUS/TUNGUS.HTM   (310 words)

 Plekhanov Gennady F. 'Reflections about the Tunguska meteorite'
In huge territory of Eastern Siberia people have seen flight of a fiery body which was finished by explosion, equivalent to hydrogen bombs.
A shock wave cause huge destructions in the Tungus taiga which traces have not disappeared till now.
On the area of 500 square kilometers the century wood was tumbled down to the Earth completely.
www.808.com /tunguska   (280 words)

 The Tungus as seen by others   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Western travelers, who already admired the Tungus as trackers, were also struck by their open-mindedness and their warm welcome.
In every region, the Tungus are known by their neighbors for having the best shamans and the most cunning hunters, which earns them both envy and distrust.
The soul of one Tungus hunter became, under the name of Anda-Bar, one of the chief spirits called upon to favor hunting among the Buryats northwest of Lake Baikal (Manzhigeev 1978: 17a).
www.necep.net /xml/articles/article_47.xml   (191 words)

 FindLaw Legal News
In The Tungus this Court divided on the consequences that should flow from the rule of maritime law that "in the absence of a statute there is no action for wrongful death," first announced in The Harrisburg.
Since the Court of Appeals, without objection, treated the merits of petitioner's attack on The Tungus, we need not consider whether she might otherwise be precluded from pressing that attack here because of her default in failing to urge the same theory in the trial courts.
Her challenge to The Tungus is properly before us on certiorari, and, of course, it subsumes the question of the continuing validity of The Harrisburg, upon which The Tungus rests.
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com /scripts/printer_friendly.pl?page=us/398/375.html   (8967 words)

 Observatorul Astronomic - Fenomenul Tungus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bolidul a cãpãtat denumirea de Tungus, explozia producindu-se in bazinul riului Podkamenaia Tunguska.
Misterul Tungus nu a fost dezlegat nici pinã in prezent.
Ulterior, dupã aparitia in astrofizicã a notiunii de "gaurã neagrã" fenomenul Tungus a fost prezentat drept pãtrunderea pe Terra a unei astfel de gãuri negre.
www.astro-urseanu.ro /articole/tung.html   (1169 words)

 Eesti Rahva Muuseum
The Tungus traditional life concept is based on the understanding of the archaic mutual influence between the Universe and Man (Sem 1997a).
Shirokogoroff, the renowned researcher of the Tungus people, has treated the peculiarities of the Tungus psycho-mental complex as psychical and mental (language, self-confidence, thinking) reactions to their different living environments.
As the basis for the Tungus psycho-mental complex he regarded shamanism, which was closely connected to the family-tribal psychology in an individual, the ethnic entirety, even a regional group, and determined to regulate the mental life of society.
www.erm.ee /?node=191   (4090 words)

 Yakutia-16th - 17th century
Treaties were eventually made, as the Tungus were nomadic through the taiga forests and tundra with their reindeer, and the Yakuts settled by the the meadows with their ponies and cattle.
They had travelled on skies from the Yenesey, after hearing tales from the Tungus of another great river, on the other side of which lived people who travelled on the river in boats, had horses, wore armour and (this was the real lure) mined gold and silver.
A Tungus tribe whose leader was called "Petrushka-Olyeni" by the Russians (Reindeer-Pete) escaped from the Lena where they had lived, fighting and killing Cossacks to get away to Dahuria a Manchurian province which Russia claimed.
homepage.ntlworld.com /heather.hobden1/Yakutia16c.htm   (5220 words)

 Calls for aid
The Evens, a distinctive north-eastern branch of the Tungus, have lived in the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk and adjacent inland regions since the 15-17th centuries.
In the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century the name “Tungus” was still officially applied to the Evens of the Sea of Okhotsk.
Therefore “Tungus of the Khabarov clan”, who became permanent parishioners of the Church of the Saviour in Gizhiga in the end of the 19th – beginning of the 20th century, are often mentioned in archival documents of the church.
www.npolar.no /ansipra/english/items/Okhotsk.html   (2681 words)

 The Tungus groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From an ethnographic standpoint, the Tungus peoples are made up of a series of ethnic groups today dispersed over a vast territory covering all of Siberia, northern China and Mongolia, which speak languages from the Tungusic branch of the Altaic language family.
In Siberia the Tungus population is comprised of small groups strung from the Yenissei River to the Okhotsk Sea and from Lake Baikal to the Arctic Ocean (c.
The Tungus as a whole number 44,200 individuals in China and 1,000 in Mongolia, which, counting those living in Siberia, brings the total number to 118,816.
www.necep.net /xml/articles/article_44.xml   (373 words)

 Tungus - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Vanishing Tungus: The Story of a Remarkable Reindeer People
The Tungus event: The great Siberian catastrophe of 1908 (A Panther original)
Intonation in the Manchu-Tungus languages according to instrumental-phonetic data (Speech laboratory report)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /tungus.htm   (75 words)

 Tungus meteorite
Air waves of Tungus meteorite rounded the Earth and were fixed by many observatories of the world, and earthquake caused by it was fixed not only in Irkutsk, Tashkent, Tiflis, but also in Berlin area.
Echo of Tungus catastrophe was heard around the world.
The night disappeared on a vast space from the Enissey-river in the East, Tashkent - Stavropol - Sevastopol - the North of Italy - Bordo in the South, west cost of Atlantic ocean in the West.
www.krasu.ru /evenkia_e/tou/tung_en.html   (637 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"[page 4] The Tungus have only one expression for the thunder “agdy”, a derivitive of “Odin”, by which they also describe the old man, the lord of the thunder as well as all the thunderbirds that come down to earth and cause the thunder.
Owing to these impressions, the inhabitants of that part of the taiga fled in panic in all directions, leaving every last one of their belongings behind.
However, the term "Tungus from the Ilimpiya" refers to a much larger area: the northern half of what is nowadays the Evenki District.
www.wintersteel.com /files/Articles/The_Tunguska_Event.htm   (1206 words)

 Nextext   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The earliest identifiable inhabitants of the Korean peninsula were the Altaic-speaking Tungus people, who migrated to Korea in about 3000 B.C. and solidified the mythological worship of the three sam sin gods.
According to Tungus beliefs, in 2333 B.C., the shaman-king Tagun, a direct descendant of the god of heaven, founded Korea.
Many of the Tungus people’s fundamental beliefs are still honored and followed by the Koreans today.
www.nextext.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=books.resource&target=mythology&file=mythology_lsn_17.cfm&type=student   (902 words)

 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
El Dorado Oil Works had been engaged by the consignee to handle the discharge of this cargo, and for the next several hours the work of pumping the oil ashore was carried on by El Dorado employees, using a pump and hoses furnished by their employer.
The majority in the Court of Appeals pointed out that the officers and crew of the Tungus remained in over-all control of the vessel, and that they were well aware of the existence of the oil spill and of the danger created by it for approximately an hour before Skovgaard arrived on board.
Deupree, 345 U.S. Yet the fact is that the New Jersey courts have simply not spoken upon the question of whether in a case such as this maritime law or common law is applicable under the State's Wrongful Death Act.
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 Even - Arctic Studies Center
Their languages belong to the same linguistic stock as the Manchu people of northern China; this makes the Tungus distant relatives of nomadic Turkic and Mongolic nations, the herdsmen and fierce warriors of the Eurasian steppe.
The ancient Tungus originated somewhere on the northeastern fringe of the steppe, probably between Lake Baikal and the upper Amur River.
In their age-old move through the mountains and forests of inner Siberia, the Tungus tribes gradually split into three major clusters.
www.nmnh.si.edu /arctic/features/croads/even.html   (289 words)

 Evenks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However, their autonomous national territory is confined solely to the Krasnoyarsk district,where 3,200 of the 30,000 Evenks live.
Alarge Evenk community (the Solon, the Tungus, the Ainak, the Nakagyr and the Orochon) lives in the northeast of China, close to the Soviet border, while others inhabit areas of Inner Mongolia and Manchuria.
Anthropologically the Evenk belong to the Baikal or Paleo-Siberian group of the Mongolian type, originating from the ancient Paleo-Siberianpeople of the Yenisei River up to the Okhotsk Sea.
www.therfcc.org /evenks-13982.html   (412 words)

 Orochs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Morphologically it is the closest to the Tungus group.
Very peculiar is the technique of painting the design on the rovduga, the colors used being mostly fl and red, mosaic designs of square and rectangular pieces of color fabrics.
On the whole, the ornamentation techniques indicate a greater contribution of the Tungus component in the art culture, compared with that of the Udege.
www.raipon.net /Web_Database/oroch.html   (1220 words)

 The Evenk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In this connection, one cannot help remembering the hypothesis of the origin of the Tungus advancedby S.M. Shirokogorov, who believed that the ancient native country of the Tungus ancestors, which was the interfluve of the Hunag He and Yang Tze rivers, whence they were ousted to the north.
The features of ethnic formation of the Tungus resulted in the development of three anthropological types characteristic of them and also three different economic and cultural groups as follows: reindeer herders, livestock breeders and fishermen.
The Census recorded 64500 Evenk, but the Tungus as the native language was declared by 34471 people, the rest (31.8%) said that their native language was Russian, Buryat and other languages.
www.raipon.org /Web_Database/evenk.html   (2010 words)

 The Reindeer People
Most of the people of this area, the Tungus, depended at that time on the reindeer for food, clothing and shelter.
Almost everything the Tungus wears is made of reindeer hide: the stout mocassins which protect his feet, his trousers, his Tungus apron, his jerkin, his cap and, unless they are made of blue squirrel skin, his thick gloves.
Oro is the reindeer and chon the man. The Tungus' reindeer are smoke grey, fl, or, as in this picture, white.
donsmaps.com /reindeerpeople.html   (1908 words)

 GPD for the PDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Summer is short and the icy winds from Siberia soon start to blow, forcing the 2,000-plus Tungus Ewenki people inside their yurt-like homes.
The Tungus are one of four subgroups of the official Ewenki nationality in China.
The Tungus Ewenki people probably came from migrating tribes out of Russia 300 to 400 years ago.
www.global-prayer-digest.org /pda/daily/2003-3-18.html   (323 words)

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