The Ket people is an isolated population of 1200 in Siberia. Their language is strikingly similar in structure to the Native North American languages, and they are one of the last true hunter and gatherer societies on Earth.
Spoken by 200 people in central Siberia north of Mongolia, Ket language is considered to be in the same language family as Navajo. That would make Ket speakers the only remaining members in Eurasia of the original population that colonized the Americas.
There are 1,311 people who live in Verkhoyansk, Russia, a town with an average temperature of -45C (-50F) in January. In 2012, the town was attacked by a pack of 400 wolves.
In 1978 Soviet Geologists found a family of six surviving in the middle of Siberia who hadn’t seen another human since 1936.
In January 2012 a “superpack” of 400 wolves attacked the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk, leading to an official state of emergency.
Native Americans descend from three migrations from Siberia.