SHS Web Conf.
Volume 112, 2021Northern Sustainable Development Forum 2020
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|Published online||23 June 2021|
Ethnocultutal identity of the indigenous people of the Arctic (a case study of Anabar district in Yakutia)
Institute for Humanities Research and Indigenous Studies of the North, Siberian branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, #1 Petrovskogo str., Yakutsk, 677027, Russia
2 Federal State Budget Educational Institution of Higher Education “Churapcha state institute of physical education and sports”, #2а Sportivnaya str., Churapcha, 678670, Russia
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The article presents the preliminary results of a comprehensive study on the social anthropology of the cultural landscape of the Khatango-Anabar region as an integral historical and cultural space, formed as a result of the interaction of man and nature, local ethnic communities and social institutions. The purpose of the article is to study the regional ethno-cultural identification of the population living in one of the Arctic regions of Yakutia - Anabar. The field research, including interviews, a sociological survey, and a psycholinguistic experiment revealed indicators for determining the ethnocultural identity. Three main criteria of ethnocultural identity of residents of Anabar district were identified. These are territorial, cultural and linguistic ones. It was found that the unifying indicator of the population living in this area is regional identity as Anabarians.
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