The Itelmen people of the Kamchatka Peninsula form a substantial hunter-gatherer society of up to people when they are first contacted by Russians. As the Cossacks are unleashed on them over the next century, Itelmen population will drop by
A version of the Attica bridal dress worn in all the villages round Athens. The chemise border embroidery composed of extremely difficult and imaginative motifs, was often covered with gold embroidery, a gift from the bride groom to the bride - late
Koryaks (or Koriak) are an indigenous people of Kamchatka Krai in the Russian Far East, who inhabit the coastlands of the Bering Sea to the south of the Anadyr basin and the country to the immediate north of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the southernmost limit of their range being Tigilsk, Russia. They are akin to the Chukchis, whom they closely resemble in culture and physique.