Khanty woman, Khanty Mansia, Northwest Siberia The Khants are indigenous to north-west Siberia in the Khanty-Mansi and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Districts that are located in the Tyumen region of the Russian Federation. They are calling themselves Khanti, Khande, Kantek (Khanty) which is derived from the combination "Khondy-Kho" (in the Khant language "man from the river Konda") and it has also been explained as meaning "Khan (King) people" and connected with the name of the ancient Huns.
Mongolian dress has changed little since the days of the empire, because it is so well-adapted to the conditions of life on the steppe and the daily activities of the nomads.
Lindos niños ♥♥
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