In the Museum of Khanty-Mansiysk Putin told the legend and gave a belt of the hunter

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during a visit to the Museum of man and nature in Khanty — Mansiysk. 26 Oct 2018In the Museum of Khanty-Mansiysk Putin told the legend and gave a belt of the hunter© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Museum of Khanty-Mansiysk told a local legend about the creation of the world and gave hunting zone.

On Friday, Putin within his visit to Khanty-Mansiysk visited the Museum of man and nature. The head of state visited the Museum exhibition before the meeting of the Council on ethnic relations.

Putin said that all the Museum artifacts acquaint visitors with important epochs in the history of Ugra.

The President was shown the permanent exhibition «Link of times», which includes sections on myths and legends, as well as the exhibition «Historical time» and «Rhythms of the biosphere». The last section introduces visitors to the natural world of the Ob-Irtysh basin from ancient times to the present day.

The Museum staff told the local legend of the creation of the world, acquainted with folk life and culture of shamans.

In the Museum the head of state met with local storyteller, poet, and Keeper of traditions with Mary Valdinei. She performed for the President of his song and gave him a hunting belt made of leather, decorated with bone and iron plates, and amulets of the local hunters, who protect them from evil spirits, ills and misfortunes and bring good luck.

Putin in Khanty-Mansiysk we went to the Museum. There he gave a belt of the hunter who protects from evil spirits, ills and misfortunes and brings good luck. The President found in his pocket a coin, which thanked pic.twitter.com/yNj6dwjoH6

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Voldina greeted the President on the indigenous language, and then translated his words into Russian. «Let our sun Shine for you, let the moon light your nights and the stars let it please your heart and your soul. And let life path be your long, long life, smooth. Your strength and your life we really need,» she said.

Putin in turn thanked the local resident for his kind words and wished happiness and prosperity to the entire population of the County.

The head of state in exchange for a gift, took from his pocket a coin, which he handed to the young guy, who handed him the belt.

Putin in the Museum of man and nature pic.twitter.com/X8cLzw4rMo

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In addition, the Museum staff gave Putin a souvenir of exhibition of traditional national game «Five horses».

The Museum deployed two temporary exhibitions. The first interactive project «From the Devonian to the sofa» devoted to changing landscapes, the fossil samples of animals and plants hundreds of millions of years.

The second temporary exhibition «penny penny gained. From the history of money in Russia» tells about the special role of money. Here you can see more than 300 exhibits made of silver and bronze, who came to the territory of the Khanty-Mansi area in the course of trade in the middle Ages and the early iron age of Iran, the Golden Horde, the Byzantine Empire, and coins of silver, cowrie shells — one of the first money in Russia, «soft gold» of the North of Western Siberia, which became the currency of Yugra until the beginning of XX century.

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