The Tubalar are an ethnic group native to the
Altai Republicin Russia. According to the 2002 census, there were 1565 Tubalars in Russia.
The most dense population of Tubalars are in the villages of
Artybash, Iogach, Novotroitsk, Tuloi, Tondoshka, Kebezen, Ust-Pyzha, Biyka, Yailu, Chuyka, Torochak, Paspaul, Salganda, Karakoksha, Tunzha, Krasnoselskoye, Uskuch, Uimen, and Karasuk.
The sacred tree of Tubalars is
cedar, a symbol of power, beauty, courage of taiga. The Holiday of Cedar is a celebration of that.
Altay language("Tuba" dialect is often mentioned when speaking of the so called "dialects" of the Altay language, although close relatedness of the dialects and the "standard" Altay language is disputable)
* [http://www.speaking4earth.org/html/?people=10 speaking4earth: Tubalars & Chelkans]
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