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The Ethnology notebooks, 2017, 1, 3–22

UDK 39 (477.86)

Received 27.01.2017

POKUTTIA AS A HISTORIC-ETHNOGRAPHIC DISTRICT OF UKRAINE

Kyrchiv Roman Fedorovych, scientist-folklorist, ethnologist and literary scholar, doctor of philological sciences (1980), professor (1994), full member of the T. Shevchenko Scientific Society (1992), academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School (1997), Honored figure of science and technology of Ukraine (2008). Institute of Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Svobody Avenue 15, Lviv, Ukraine. Contacts: tel.(032) 297-01-57; email: ina@mail.lviv.ua. (Died in 2018).

Absract. Different aspects of a prehistoric being of Pokuttya are illuminated. Some information about its geographical and natural position, native dwellers and their dominate anthropological type, the character of the traditional colloquial folk language, ethnogenetic evolution, it`s centuries-old attraction in the process of ethnic, national, and cultural genesis of Ukrainian nation, about its active participation in national liberation struggle and, after all, in nowest and modern Ukrainian state creation process and, also, other aspects, are presented in the article.

Keywords: pokuttians, native dwellers, ethnographic group, part of Ukrainian land, Ukrainian ethnocultural space, historicethnographic district of Ukraine.

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