Nivkh fish skin robe

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Nivkh fish skin robe


Traveling on fish skin to meet the Nivkh

story by Martijn Knapen

This is a Nivkh robe. The robe is made up about a hundred of pieces of fish skin. This is so special, that in history outsiders, instead of calling by their real name, started to call them the 'Fish Skin Tatars'. Let us explore this robe and get to know the Nivkh.

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