SOCIAL PRACTICES AND TRADITIONS AMONG DOLGHANS (Siberian Studies)

Erdoğan ALTINKAYNAK

Ulpetay NİYETBAY

The Dolghans are a community in Yakutsk, whose main means of living are deerbreeding, hunting and fishing. In this study, the social practices and traditions of the Dolhans are presented.. It has been prepared in accordance with the records obtained in field study, conducted within the framework of the project titled "The Appearing Faces of Manas: Kaychis - Minstrels - Folk Poets - Orators".

Key Words: Dolghans, Wedding, Birth, Death, Yakutsk