Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics

Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics (JEF) is a multidisciplinary forum for scholars. Addressed to an international scholarly audience, JEF is open to contributions from researchers all over the world. JEF publishes articles in the research areas of ethnology, folkloristics, museology, cultural and social anthropology. It includes both studies focused on the empirical analysis of particular cases as well as those more theoretically oriented.

JEF is indexed by Anthropological Index OnlineCentral and Eastern European Online Library (C.E.E.O.L.), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ERIH PLUSMLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO), MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) and Open Folklore Project.

Vol 9, No 1 (2015)

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Table of Contents


The Role of Language in (Re)creating Tatar Diaspora Identity: The Case of the Estonian Tatars PDF
Maarja Klaas 3-19
Karakats: the Bricolage of Hybrid Vehicles that Skate and Swim PDF
Patrick Laviolette, Alla Sirotina 21-40
Arctic Bowyery – The Use of Compression Wood in Bows in the Subarctic and Arctic Regions of Eurasia and America PDF
Marcus Lepola 41-60
Contest in Nanai Shamanic Tales PDF
Tatiana Diomidovna Bulgakova 61-79
When Ghosts Can Talk: Informant Reality and Ethnographic Policy PDF
James M Nyce, Sanna Talja, Sidney Dekker 81-97
The Ethics of Ethnographic Attraction: Reflections on the Production of the Finno-Ugric Exhibitions at the Estonian National Museum PDF
Art Leete, Svetlana Karm 99-121
Exploring Engagement Repetoires in Social Media: the Museum Perspective PDF
Linda Lotina, Krista Lepik 123-142

Notes and Reviews

The Social Construction of Motherhood in Bengali Folklore PDF
Sraboni Chatterjee, Pranab Chatterjee 143-153
The Departure of an Era in Estonian Ethnology PDF
Aivar Jürgenson 154-157
Toivo Sikka (May 22, 1962 – May 23, 2015) PDF
JEF Editorial Team 158

ISSN (print) 1736-6518. ISSN (online) 2228-0987. JEF is a joint publication of the University of Tartu, the Estonian National Museum and the Estonian Literary Museum.