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The Last Nivkh Chieftain

A writer steps in to save the identity of his people. The Nivkh are Russia’s Northern people, native to the island of Sakhalin. After their territory was discovered first by Russian, then Japanese explorers, their culture and language were put on the brink of extinction. Now, their chief has a plan for how they might be restored.

Watch "The Last Nivkh Chieftain" on RTD website and on RT’s live feed. The time of the broadcast is available on RT’s schedule page.