Yet I too am a Tungus;—what would anyone gain from my accursed debts?
But the great bulk of the Tungus nation are still Shamanists.
Daur is, in fact, the name applied by the Buryats to all the Tungus peoples of the Amur basin.
In southern and central Manchuria were remnants of the Tungus Juchên.
Yet none of this was accompanied by the gaiety and animation which usually prevails among the Tungus on such occasions.
Sometimes a wizard expects no fee unless he is successful, as among the Tungus, Yakut and Buryats.
He was a stout man of possibly fifty years of age, unlike a Tungus, and dressed like a Yakut, with a silver Yakut belt.
Reasons have already been advanced for supposing that the Chukchi were a Tungus people who came originally from the Amur basin.
The alien rulers were first the Mongols, and later the Tungus Manchus.