The territory of Russia is huge – almost no other country can not withstand such territorial competition. In different parts of our homeland still living representatives of dozens of nationalities, each of which has its own, unique customs and traditions. Unfortunately, not all people can boast a large number of: civilization and ever-changing world literally destroy these people. Here, for example, a few still existing in Russia, the tribes that are on the verge of extinction.
The number of 12 453 people
This tribe never leaving their native places: Mansi still live in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District. Hunters Mansi even go into town to sell meat and animal skins.
Number 8 743
Ancestors Karyaka has become one of the main founders of the Okhotsk culture in general. This is typical of the nomads, several times a year removed from the place and making his regular trip along the northern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula.
The number of 7 450 people
Dolgans became the only Turkic-speaking people, whose representatives have got this far north.Habitat Dolganov – the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Republic of Sakha. The tribe failed to keep their real names: here come the Cossacks baptized everybody giving their names again converted. Now you can meet Porotova, Slabokvasovyh, Cherkashov and other “Cossack family.”
The number of 5 000
In fact, it Archi – legitimate indigenous population of Dagestan. The ancestors of these people were in multibreeding Association of Caucasian Albania. Maybe that’s why the remnants of peoples have absorbed a lot of foreign traditions, uniting with other tribes Archi district.
The number of 4 000 people
In spite of the extremely small size, Nivkhi manage to live in two states: the tribal camp is in Russia, and Japan. But if the Japanese Gilyaks carefully protected by the state and increase the number gradually, we have, everything is exactly the opposite. Sociologists predict imminent sunset Nivkhs culture in Russia – those who survive are likely to move into the same country of the rising sun.
The number of 3 600 people
A small tribe Ostyak-Samoyed (so called before the revolution Selkups) lives in the north of the Tomsk region. These people still profess the religion of their ancestors: there are common shamanism and animism. The implanted forcibly Orthodox Selkups organically woven into their own traditions – something similar happened with Catholicism, confronted with voodoo.
The number of 2 234 people
Those who eat raw fish – that’s what the word “Eskimo” in the language of the tribe. Themselves, these people prefer to be called Inuit. On the Eskimos had a tremendous impact global warming.Forced to move on from the traditional habitat, families are faced with a very unusual conditions for themselves: these guys just do not have the vocabulary to denote all appeared in their life items!
Number: 762 people
Tofalars always been extremely small peoples, even in times when the tribe did not mention the war and other upheavals “big world”. Information about the reasons for the gradual extinction Tofalars not preserved in the Russian chronicles. Apparently, our cultures have met in unfavorable Tofalars period.
Number: 64 people
Self-this people to utter more complex than the name of the well-known Icelandic volcano: vaddyalayzyd people live, oddly enough, not far from the northern capital of Russia. A small village in the Leningrad region is emptied every day – not numerous young people prefer to go to St. Petersburg, where it merges with the locals.