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The Ostyak wears a great-coat made of the skin of a white deer; this gives him the appearance of a great white bear.
The reindeer, after he is dead, is of as much use to the Ostyak, as when he was alive; for his skin is his master's clothing.
The Samoyed tent is commonly covered with reindeer skins, the Ostyak tent with birch bark.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold