Yakut Girls, Summer Dancing (image) Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press) Share Print E-Mail Caption The Yakut are a Turkic speaking group who mainly inhabit the Sakha Republic. This photo was taken from an expedition to Yakut in June 2000, when the research team studied 4 settlements, located in Nurba and Ust-Aldan Uluses. Credit All photos courtesy of Osipova Ludmila Usage Restrictions All photos courtesy of Osipova Ludmila Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.