Note: Ekaterina D'iachkova (b. 1923?), from village Nelemnoe, Verkhekolymskii ulus, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Shiishii is an affectionate song addressed to a baby. Original note: "Cradle song performed by woman 39-40 years old."
About the session: These are dubbed recordings of originals collected by E. Alexeev. Tape notes read: "Selected Yukaghir (Tribe) and Even (Tribe) recordings. Recorded by E. Alexeev in Yakutiyia, Siberia, May 1962."
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