Ostiak


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Os·ti·ak

 (ŏs′tē-ăk′)
n.
Variant of Ostyak.
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Acquaintanceship and friendly communication forced the shaman to relate the absurd history of the significance and influence of old idols on the Ostiak clan.
For example, in Siberia Ostiaks and Tatars who converted to Orthodoxy were to be provided a new shirt, some tribute (iasak), and select privileges from the regional governors: Gramota, 6 December 1711, PSZ, 5:133.
known from the Ostiaks of Siberia, who wore crane skins for the