Sardana Oyunskaya

Sardana Platonova Oyunskaya (Yakut: Сардана Платоновна Ойунская) (September 6, 1934 - July 13, 2007) was a Yakut folklorist, literary critic, and philologist.

Ойунская Сардаана Платоновна

Oyunskaya was born in Moscow,[1] the daughter of Platon Oyunsky.[2] A graduate of Yakutsk State University, she began working at the Institute of Language, Literature and History in 1962. She authored a monograph on Yakut folk riddles, and co-authored publications on Yakut fairy tales and folk songs; she published numerous other works on Yakut folklore, language, and literature as well. Later in life she began to publish memoirs about her father and his associates;[1] a book of her recollections of him was published in 1999, and republished in 2003.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "Писатели Якутии - Сардана Ойунская". Retrieved Aug 16, 2019.
  2. ^ "About Platon Oyunskiy". Google Arts & Culture. Retrieved Aug 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "Сардана Ойунская — дочь, достойная великого отца — Сахапечать". Retrieved Aug 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Лауреат Государственной премии Республики Саха (Якутия) имени П.А.Ойунского Ойунская Сардана Платоновна". Retrieved Aug 16, 2019.