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Glafira Makarovna VASILEVICH

ethnographer , philologist , specialist

Glafira VASILEVICH, USSR Ethnographer and philologist; specialist in Evenk language.

Background

VASILEVICH, Glafira was born in 1895.

Career

1923-1948 led nine science expeditions to the Soviet North. Compiled first Evenk dictionaries. Was first to translate Russia political literature and fiction into Evenk.

Religion

Every religion forces people to rely on outside authority, thus depriving them to become self-sufficient.

Views

Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.