The Centre for the Support of Indigenous Peoples published a book about the Bikin Udege

The Centre for the Support of Indigenous Peoples of the North (CSIPN) published a book about the Udege people, which tells about the history of the Udege, about the Ussuri taiga in the Bikin River valley, which scientists call “the Russian Amazon”, the Bikin Udege, the creation of Krasny Yar, and the  Bikin people. For the first time, the book of this kind was compiled by the residents of the Udege village of Krasny Yar. The book gives memories and legends of the Udege people about the origin of their families, describes the history of the Krasny Yar and the current situation of the Bikin Udege. As an Annex to the book, the Center published “Catalogue of products and services of Bikin Udege”.

The Center also released the film “Bagdifi” about Bikin and the Udege. There are a lot of interesting things to learn by reading these books and watching the movie.

It is significant that the Center published the book in the same year when the current territory of the Bikin Udege is included in the UNESCO List of World Natural Heritage sites, for which the Udege fought for almost 20 years to create.