Iarints

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Iarints

 

a tribe of horse and cattle raisers who lived in the 17th century on the right bank of the upper Enisei, south of Krasnoiarsk. The larints were know as the Buklints until the 1630’s or 1640’s. They subsequently were assimilated by the Khakass.

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