Udihe

Bird cherry tree shavings in Udihe culture

A video of an Udihe speaker making shavings with a piece of bird cherry tree. While trimming the wood, she describes the best moments in the year to shave wood and details the various practical uses of such shavings for the Udihe community.

Recording: Udihe videos were recorded by Maria Tolskaya, some with participation of Elena Perekhvalskaya, in 2006 in the village Krasnyy Yar and in 2011 in the village Agzu.

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