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  • Mingiyan Lidzhiev, about the Torghuts and Khoshuds 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2019-05-05)
    Mingiyan recounts the history, composition and movement of various Torghut and Khoshud clans: Many years ago the Torghuts were divided into several ulus, including Iki-Tsokhurovsky, Baga-Tsokhurovsky, Erketenevsky and Yanga ...
  • Viktor Mandzhiev, Tsaatan Dialect 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-03-23)
    Viktor talks about some phonetic peculiarities of the Tsaatan dialect. He says: Today the language of the Tsaatans became similar to common Kalmyk, although in the past they had their distinct dialect. Instead of ‘ts’ they ...
  • Nikolai Ubushaev, The Shikryakhn Clan 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2016-12-19)
    In this interview Nikolai talks about his parents, paternal ancestors, siblings and his life in Siberian exile. Nikolai: I work on my family’s genealogical tree. Our ancestors were: Shikr, his son Takh, his son Chidng, his ...
  • Nikolai Ubushaev, About the Tsaatan 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2016-12-18)
    Nikolai talks about the Tsaatan clan, its composition, etymology, and clan stories: Besides Bag Tsaatan, there are Akh Tsaatan, Kereit Tsaatan, Erketen Tsaatan and many other Tsaatans. The Tsaatan also includes Khornyakhn. ...

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