EVENS AND THEIR CULTURE

Erdoğan ALTINKAYNAK

Ülpetay NİYETBAY

Evens are descendants of Tunghuz people and are relative of Evenks. This study is comprised of knowledge about their transition period traditions such as birth, wedding and death, and practices and rituals about their beliefs and lifestyles. In the text, answers given to the compilation questions are directly presented without any attempt to make comparative study with any other cultures, and the answers and expressions obtained from the source person are recorded without editing.

Key Words: Evens, Birth, Wedding, Death, Belief