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Ozyera, group of Veps villages

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OZYERA, a group of Veps villages in Podporozhye District. Located on the banks of the Oyat River and Lake Oyat. Equivalent Veps name: Jarved. Includes the villages of Kuzminskaya, Lukinskaya, Martemianovskaya, Ozhegovskaya (Krysanova Gora.) Population: 275. It is situated within the “Veps Forest” natural park. The settlement is connected by a motor road to Vinnitsi village, Podporozhye Town, and localities of the south of Podporozhye District. The pogost “v Ozerekh” is first mentioned in a scribe roll of the late 15th c. Some monuments of wooden architecture of the 19th c. have survived in O.: “House of honeycake maker Mitr Aksyonov”, a barn, and a church building where the clubhouse has existed since the 1930s. The settlement has a library. A small chapel is constructed in Nikulinskaya village on the trunk of an old fir tree.

S. B. Yegorov

Yegorov, Sergey Borisovich

Aksyonov, Mitr

Leningrad Oblast, the/Podporozhye District/Kuzminskaya Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Podporozhye District/Lukinskaya Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Podporozhye District/Martemyanovskaya Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Podporozhye District/Nikulinskaya Village
Topographical landmarks/Oyat River, the
Topographical landmarks/Ozerskye Lake
Leningrad Oblast, the/Podporozhye District/Ozhegovskaya Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Podporozhye District/Podporozhye Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Podporozhye District/Vinnitsi Village

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Егоров С.Б. Этнокультурное развитие и хозяйство приоятских вепсов во второй половине XX¬ – начале XXI века // Этнографическое изучение Северо-Запада России: Итоги полевых исследований 2003 г. Материалы VIII Региональной научной конференции молодых ученых / Под ред. В.А. Козьмина. СПб., 2003., С.7-17

Subject Index
Ozyora Village Rural Library, the
"Vepssky Les" ("Veps Forest"), a park