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Čuli̊m
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The term ‘Tatars of Čuli̊m’ (in Russian ‘Čuli̊mtzi̊’, a word invented by Radloff, Aus Sibirien , i, 211) includes several small Turkish-speaking groups of Central Siberia whose ancestors would have been Selkups of the Ob’ and Ketes of the Yenisseī brought under Turkish influence by the Altaic tribes originating in the south and by the Tatars of Baraba [q.v.] and of Tobol’ [q.v.] originating in the west.

The Tatars of Čuli̊m form three principal blocks: 1. On the river Kiya, tributary of the Čuli̊m, in the oblast ′ of Kemerovo who were formerly called "Ketzik" (to the south of the…

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Quelquejay, Ch., “Čuli̊m”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 24 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_1638>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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