Altaian Language

Parts of the horse diagram in Altaian language

Altaian, divided into North Altaian and South Altaian is a closely-related group of Turkic languages. This article focuses on the language as spoken in Russia’s Altai Republic.

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Space for artists and entrepreneurs

Master saddlemaker doing fine handwork in his workshop. He's warmly dressed with a knit cap.

One of the biggest challenges for artists in remote villages is being isolated from other artists, and the Center for Folk Arts and Crafts provides that connectivity necessary for business and creative success.

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