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A Description of Siberian Peoples. The Knights of the Taiga

... they are supposed to decay. As long as the woman is considered unclean she has a special place in the yurt where she is supposed to sit and sleep. Her husband never sits close to her during that period. A log is placed between them. Ordinary people in Siberia tell tales that Tunguses bury their newborn babies in snow and leave them lie in the snow for a few hours in order to better harden the baby. I have heard this from many people, but when I asked Tunguses about it, they denied it vigorously. As for the training Tungus ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Tunguses , Miller , expedition , Siberia , arrows
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A Description of Siberian Peoples. The Knights of the Taiga

... they are supposed to decay. As long as the woman is considered unclean she has a special place in the yurt where she is supposed to sit and sleep. Her husband never sits close to her during that period. A log is placed between them. Ordinary people in Siberia tell tales that Tunguses bury their newborn babies in snow and leave them lie in the snow for a few hours in order to better harden the baby. I have heard this from many people, but when I asked Tunguses about it, they denied it vigorously. As for the training Tungus ...

Modified: 30.01.2005
Second Kamchatka expedition , Tunguses , Miller , expedition , Siberia , arrows
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