Kidiekova Irina Kononovna

26 January 1943 (1943-01-26), Yesino village, Askizsky District, Khakas Autonomous Region, Krasnoyarsk Krai


Biography, education, career:

On April 17, 2002 Kidiekova defended her Candidate’s Dissertation, titled Folk art in the traditional culture of the Khakas people in Ulan-Ude. In 1977‑1999 she successfully occupied the position of researcher and since 1999 she has worked as a senior researcher at the Khakass Research Institute of Language, Literature and History.

Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the peoples of Siberia, the Extreme North, and the Far East; istory and ethnography of the Khakas people; Arts and crafts of Khakassia; Fine art of Khakassia; Sacredness in the traditional culture of the Khakas people; Khakass clothing; Khakass ornamentation; Ancient art of Khakassia

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