Changes in the Evenki (Tungus), Yakut and NE Paleoasiatic territories and language areas

Source:   Belikov, Vladimir I. 1996. Changes in the Evenki (Tungus), Yakut and NE Paleoasiatic territories and language areas. Atlas of Languages of Intercultural Communication in the Pacific, Asia, and the Americas, ed. by Stephen A. Wurm, Peter Mühlhäusler, and Darrel T. Tryon. Vol. II.2. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
Copyright Status:   1996
Date Digitized:   August 2010

Map Description:
This map illustrates the distribution of Koryak, Itelmen and Chukchi in Northeast Asia as well as the changes in language population of the Evenki and Yakut from the 17th to the 19th Century. Below is the breakdown of the populations of the ethnic groups:

Century Evenki Yakut Chukchi Itelmen Koryak
17th Century 450 1250 2400 12380 12990
18th Century 200 6300 6000 3200 4670
19th Century 100 15075 8500 1250 7362


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