Tozhu Tuvans

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Tozhu Tuvans
Тугалар / Тухалар
Tozhu Tuvan.jpg
a Tozhu Tuvan man, Iy (Ий) River, 1897
Total population
4,442 (2002)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Tuvan, Russian
Tibetan Buddhism ("Lamaism"), Tengrism
Related ethnic groups
Tuvans, Dukhans, Tofalar, Soyots, several other Turkic peoples and Uriankhai Mongols

The Tozhu Tuvans, Tozhu Tuvinians, Todzhan Tuvans or Todzhinians (own name: Тугалар Tugalar or Тухалар Tukhalar; Russian Тувинцы-тоджинцы Tuvincy-todžincy, Тоджинцы Todžincy) are a Turkic subgroup of the Tuvans living in Todzhinsky District of Tuva Republic. The Tozhu Tuvans are reindeer herders.[3]


The language of Tozhu Tuvan people is a subdialect of Eastern (or Northeastern) dialect of Tuvan language.


  1. ^ "Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года". Archived from the original on 2011-08-21. Retrieved 2009-12-24. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Russian Census 2010: Population by ethnicity (in Russian)
  3. ^ Информация о тоджинцах на сайте Совета Федерации РФ


  • Chadamba, Z. B. Тоджинский диалект тувинского языка (The Tozhu dialect of the Tuvan language). Kyzyl: Tuvknigoizdat, 1974
  • Вайнштейн 1961 – Вайнштейн С.И. Тувинцы-тоджинцы. Историко-этнографические очерки. - М., 1961.
  • Donahoe 2002 - Donahoe B. "Hey, You! Get offa my Taiga!" : comparing the sense of property rights among the Tofa and Tozhu-Tyva. – Halle/Saale: Max Planck Inst. for Social Anthropology Working Paper Series No. 38, 2002.
  • Donahoe 2004 - Donahoe B. A line in the Sayans: history and divergent perceptions of property among the Tozhu and Tofa of South Siberia. - Bloomington : Indiana University, 2004.
  • Donahoe 2006 - Donahoe B. Who owns the Taiga?: inclusive vs. exclusive senses of property among the Tozhu and Tofa of southern Siberia. - In Sibirica (5:1), 2006. - P.87-116.
  • Донахо 2008 – Донахо Б. Тувинцы-тоджинцы: очерк современной культуры // Тюркские народы Восточной Сибири / Отв. ред. Д.А. Функ, Н.А. Алексеев. М., 2008. С. 186–204.