HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE NORTH OF YAKUTIA: CARTOGRAPHIC SUPPORT OF ETHNOLOGICAL EXPERTISE

http://doi.org/10.24057/2414-9179-2018-1-24-568-574

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About the Author

Viktoriya V. Filippova

The Institute for Humanities Research and Indigenous Studies of the North, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch,
Petrovskogo str., 1, 677027, Yakutsk, Russia,
E-mail: Filippovav@mail.ru

Abstract

The article is dedicated to one of the most actual topic of modern—the problem of preserving the unique culture of the indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, which is one of the strategic tasks of the state policy of the multinational Russian Federation. The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is one of the largest subjects of Russia, where 15.5 % of the total number of indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East live such as Evenks, Evens, Yukagirs, Dolgans and Chukchi. Today Yakutia is the only region in the Russia where the regional law “Ethnological Expertise in Places of Traditional Residence and Traditional Economic Activities of Indigenous Smal-Numbered Peoples of the North of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)” was adopted.

In the article expertise using GIS technologies in the study of historical and cultural heritage in places where Ethnoligical Expertise was conducted. A series of thematic maps can serve as a basis for choosing an alternative option for the economic activities if territories of extracting enterprises coincidence with territory where the historical, cultural and sacred objects of the indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North are located. The created thematic maps give an opportunity to objectively evaluate the risks and threats for the ethno-cultural environment. This article provides an example of mapping the historical and cultural heritage of the Evenks of the Olenek Evenki national district.

Keywords

cartography, sustainable development, historical and cultural heritage, smallnumbered peoples, ethnological expertise, Yakutia.

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For citation: Filippova V.V. HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE NORTH OF YAKUTIA: CARTOGRAPHIC SUPPORT OF ETHNOLOGICAL EXPERTISE Proceedings of the International conference “InterCarto. InterGIS”. 2018;24(1):568–574 http://doi.org/10.24057/2414-9179-2018-1-24-568-574