List of extinct indigenous peoples of Russia
This is a list of extinct indigenous peoples of Russia. The list doesn't include Ancient or classical historical tribes in there period of 4000 BC to 500 AD. List does include tribes of Russia from 500 AD to 1519 AD the Middle Ages. List also includes Endangered groups for comparison that for all intents and purposes will go extinct such as facing Extinction vortex 500 members or less by 2002 Census so we will have to check back in here in a future census to see how they are faring in the census.
- Anaoul Yukaghir assimilated after 18th century
- Asan people: In the 18th and 19th centuries they were assimilated by the Evenks
- Chud assimilated by the Russians after the 12th century.
- Kamasins extinction reported in 1989. According to the 2010 Census, population of 2. Almost all of the Kamasins had assimilated with the Russian peasantry by the early 20th century.
- Khodynt Yukaghir extinct due to a plague in the late 17th century.
- Mators: extinction in 1840s, assimilated by the Russians and Siberian Turkics.
- Merya assimilated by the Russians around 1000 AD.
- Meshchera assimilated by the Russians in the 16th century
- Volga Bulgarians went extinct some time after a Mongol attack in 1430. In modern ethnic nationalism, there is some "rivalry for the Bulgar legacy" (see Bulgarism). The Volga Tatars, Chuvash, and Bulgarians are said to be descended from the Bulgars, as well as (possibly) the Balkars.
- Volga Finns
- Muromians assimilated by the Russians 12th century.
- Yurats Samoyed assimilated into Siberian Nenets people in early 19th century.
Endangered as of 2002 to present
- Kerek 8 members
- Russko-ustintsy 8 members
- Votians 73 members
- Yaskolbinskie Tatar 3 members
- Yugh people 19 members
- Yupik 11—Unknown--
- Sirenik language extinction in 1997. This ethnic group, the Sirenik Eskimo, is no longer enumerated in the census and members, if surviving, might have changed their identity into another related and larger ethnic group such as Yupik or something completely different.
Endangered as of 2010
- List of endangered languages in Russia
- List of indigenous peoples of Russia
- Lists of endangered languages
- List of languages by time of extinction
- Red Book of Endangered Languages
- Expansion of Russia 1500–1800
- Russian conquest of Siberia
- Viktor Aleksandrovich Shnirelʹman, Who gets the past?: competition for ancestors among non-Russian intellectuals in Russia, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1996, ISBN 0-8018-5221-8, ISBN 978-0-8018-5221-3. Cf. chapters: The Rivalry for the Bulgar Legacy, The Neo-Bulgarists, etc.
- James Stuart Olson, Lee Brigance Pappas, Nicholas Charles, An Ethnohistorical dictionary of the Russian and Soviet empires, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994, ISBN 0-313-27497-5, ISBN 978-0-313-27497-8, p.114