The photofilm "Kazakhs of the Karasuk steppes" was prepared by the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the SB RAS, the Institute of Social and Political Studies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Municipal Institution "Karasuk museum of local history" of the Novosibirsk Region, and the Photoblog "MOTHERLAND ON THE MAP".
"Karasuk" in translation from Turkic means "deep water"
More than forty thousand people live in the Karasuk district of the Novosibirsk region bordering with Kazakhstan. From the past, lands were part of the Great Steppe, which for centuries was developed by nomads and farmers. Kazakhs from the 18th century inhabited the Karasuk land.
In the Novosibirsk region, they are the fifth most numerous people - about 12 thousand people.
The idea of the film: Irina Oktyabrskaya (IAET SB RAS) and Valery Klamm (photo blog "MOTHERLAND ON THE MAP")
Photographs and editing of the film: Valery Klamm
Co-author of the film: Rishat Khairov, a student of 9th grade of the Zhana-Duninskaya basic comprehensive school of the Karasuk district, Nizhnebayanovsky aul
The photofilm was created with the support of:
Institute of Socio-Political Studies (ISPI-Kazakhstan) of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Institute of Archeology and Ethnography SB RAS, Municipal Institution "Karasuk Local History Museum" of the Novosibirsk Region, administration of the Karasuk District of the Novosibirsk Region and with the participation of the photo blog "MOTHERLAND ON THE MAP", GBU NSO "Regional Marketing Agency ", Department of Archeology and Ethnography, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, prepared as part of the implementation of the Russian Humanitarian Science Foundation project on the theme "Nomads of Central and North Asia: Traditional Societies in the Context of Modernization"