Even belongs to the northern branch of the Tungusic language family. Its closest relatives are Evenki and Negidal, while the languages that belong to the Southern Tungusic branch (Nanai, Udihe, etc.), as well as Manchu, are more distantly related. Ethnic Evens are settled over a vast area of north-eastern Siberia, both costal and inland.
Forest Enets (Bay, Pe-bay, Karasino Yenissey Samoyed) is a Northern Samoyedic Uralic language traditionally spoken in northern central Siberia. Currently, about 30 speakers, all over 45, have fluent or near-fluent command of Forest Enets. They mostly live in the village of Potapovo and in the town of Dudinka on the Enissei river.
Kolyma Yukaghir is a nearly extinct language which is presently spoken by about 5 people in the north of the Sakha republic of the Russian Federation. The language is closely related to Tundra Yukaghir (about 60 speakers). The Yukaghir family is usually classified as genetically isolated, although its relationship with Uralic has been much debated.
Khanty (or Ostyak) is a Uralic language spoken in western and north-western Siberia. There are three large dialectal groups but their speaker population size and the linguistic differences between them are quite significant: Northern Khanty (about 9,000 speakers), Eastern Khanty (about 3,000 speakers) and Southern Khanty (almost extinct).
Tundra Nenets is a Uralic language spoken by about 21,000 people in north-western Siberia and the Arctic part of European Russia. It belongs to the Samoyedic branch of the family, along with Forest Nenets, Tundra Enets, Forest Enets, Nganasan and Selkup. It is presently the largest and most well preserved Samoyedic language.
Tundra Yukaghir (wadul) is a member of the Yukaghir language family, comprising Tundra and Kolyma Yukaghir (odul). It is spoken in the tundra, west of the Kolyma River. Tundra and Kolyma Yukaghir are the only two remaining varieties of what used to be one of the dominant languages/language families of north-eastern Siberia.
Udihe (or Udeghe) is a Tungussic language spoken as a first language by approximately 50 people, all over 60 years old, in the southern part of the Russian Far East. At present their main centres of residences are the settlements Agzu and Gwasyugi (where the Northern Dialect of Udihe is spoken) and Krasnyy Yar (home to the Southern dialect.