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Processes of Acculturation Khakases (Indigenous People of Southern Siberia), Living Outside of the Khakassia in the Urban and Student Environment

Natalia Koptseva1 and Vladimir Kirko2
  • 1 Department of Cultural Studies, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
  • 2 Department of Management Organizations, Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University Named after Victor Astafijev, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Abstract

This article represents an applied research to form principles of state and regional policy preserve the unique culture of Khakassia-the indigenous people of Southern Siberia (Russia). Presents the results of sociological research strategy of acculturation Khakases who live in the urban and students living environment of the city of Krasnoyarsk (Siberia, Russia). The basic approach of this study is a combination of the scientific problems of theoretical ideas J. Berri about the kinds of strategies of acculturation and sociological survey among the students who have Khakassia origin, to find out which strategy is dominated by acculturation: Assimilation, separation, integration and marginalization. Important variables that we measured and controlled are the content of ethnic identity of students who were born and raised in Khakassia, they are ethnic Khakasses, but they are university students in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, where live and study Russian and the main language is Russian. Underlining that the main strategy of acculturation young Khakases in the Krasnoyarsk-is the strategy of assimilation. The conclusions of the study are based on the discussion of the results of sociological and cultural studies Khakasian ethnic and cultural groups in 2014.

American Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume 11 No. 12, 2014, 1969-1975

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2014.1969.1975

Submitted On: 4 May 2014 Published On: 3 January 2015

How to Cite: Koptseva, N. & Kirko, V. (2014). Processes of Acculturation Khakases (Indigenous People of Southern Siberia), Living Outside of the Khakassia in the Urban and Student Environment. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 11(12), 1969-1975. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajassp.2014.1969.1975

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Keywords

  • Applied Social Research
  • The Indigenous People
  • Southern Siberia
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Khakases
  • Acculturation
  • Assimilation