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Estonians have strong connections to local traditions related primarily to different dialects and reinforced by variations in customs and dress.
Islands, including Saaremaa, have their own traditions, and people speak distinctive dialects.
"Eesti" can be traced to a first-century mention by the Roman historian Tacitus of a people or place called Aestii or Aestui.
The name may derive from a German word referring to the east.
Other newspapers followed, including Sakala, edited by Carl Robert Jakobson.Other local cultures with different dialects include the mulgid (in southern Viljandimaa), the vorukad (from Voru), and the setud (from Setumaa, currently divided by the border between Estonia and Russia).Despite local attachments, people feel that they share a common culture. Estonians account for 65 percent of the population, Russians 28 percent, and Ukrainians 2 percent.Education in Estonian was a key part of national development.In addition to the peasant tradition of teaching children to read at home, an elementary education system was organized in the 1680s.