Hide Tanning and Its Use in Taiga: The Case of the Orochen-Evenki Reindeer Herders and Hunters of Zabaikalye (East Siberia)

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Donatas Brandišauskas;
(2011)
  • Publisher: University of Tartu, Estonian National Museum, Estonian Literary Museum
  • Journal: Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics (issn: 1736-6518, eissn: 2228-0987)
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  • Subject: Folklore | reindeer herders and hunters | Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology | post-Soviet adaptations | Orochen-Evenki | GN301-674 | hide tanning | GR1-950

<p>This article documents the way in which the Orochen-Evenki hunters and herders in northern part of Zabaikalye tan hides and produce gear in the post-Soviet era. Here, I wish to present the argument that it is difficult to understand the reviving of hide tanning in re... View more
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