When Russian people claim indigenous status within the Russian state: Pomors' attempt to make the state pay its moral debt

Maria Nakhshina

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Abstract

The paper unpacks the imagery of the Russian state as being in moral debt to its people. It explores the case of allegedly Russian people claiming indigenous status within the Russian Federation. Through these claims, Pomors hope to receive benefits in fishing and other subsistence activities.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 6 Aug 2013
EventIUAES 17th World Congress - Manchester city, United Kingdom, Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Aug 201310 Aug 2013

Conference

ConferenceIUAES 17th World Congress
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityManchester
Period5/08/1310/08/13
OtherThe 17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES2013) will be convened in Manchester city, U.K. from 5-10 August, 2013 (See http://www.iuaes2013.org). As a part of this congress, there will be an academic session on 'Issues of Migration and Its Linguistic Consequences in the Different Regions of South Asia throughout the History'.

This academic session aims to facilitate communication and exchange of information and experience among the scholars, academics and students who are involved in exploring the Issues of Migration and Its Linguistic Consequences in the Different Regions of South Asia throughout the History.

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