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    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
    • Who Are the Indigenous Peoples of Russia?
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    There are 7 indigenous peoples living in Russia's Far Eastern Kamchatka Territory. Interestingly, about 2% of the population adheres to Slavic Neopaganism or to Siberian shamanism.

    Above: A girl wearing traditional clothes dances at the First Fish festival at the ethnic camping ground of Kiv'in Antum in Yelizovo District of Kamchatka Territory.

    On August 9, International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated. In Russia there are 97 indigenous peoples (consisting of 500,000 people) of a total of about 190 peoples. Let Sputnik present you with pictures of the minor indigenous peoples of Russia.

     

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