Tofalor People

By HistoryGirl

Where they live:
Total population:
Language Branch:
Altaic, Turkic, Siberian, South Siberian, Sayan Turkic, Tofa
Traditionally Shamanism
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The Tofalor (Also called Tofa) are a small Turkic people living in Russia. Most live between Tuva, Russia home of the Tuvan people and Buryatia, Russia home to the Buryat people. Their language, Tofa, is dying and most speakers are a few elderly speakers. Some think the Tofalor, as a people, might be no more in the future for there are about only 837 lefted. Traditionaly the Tofalor were reindeer herders and hunter. They were also nomads.

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