5 days ago · According to the Norwegian Sámi Parliament, the Sámi population of Norway is 40,000. If all people who speak Sámi or have a parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent who speaks or spoke Sámi are included, the number reaches 70,000. As of 2005, 12,538 people were registered to vote in the election for the Sámi Parliament in Norway.
Jul 19, 2021 · Haplogroup N carriers account for a significant part of all non-Slavic ethnic groups in northern Russia, including 37% of Karelians, 35% of Komi people (65% according to another study), 67% of Mari people, as many as 98% of Nenets people, 94% of Nganasans, and 86% to 94% of Yakuts.
2 days ago · During past millennia different groups of nomads – such as the Enets, the Nenets, the Huns, the Xiongnu, the Scythians and the Uyghurs inhabited various parts of Siberia. The Altay mountain range in southern Siberia is thought to be the birthplace of the Turkic people .
2 days ago · Lev Bayandin, 76, Russian politician, Governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (1991–1994). Lerone Bennett Jr., 89, American scholar and author, editor of Ebony, vascular dementia. Angus Black, 92, Scottish rugby player (Lions, national team). Pyotr Bochek, 92, Ukrainian military officer, Hero of the Soviet Union (1945).