Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Koriahs, aborigines of North-East Siberia between Anadyr Bay and Omolon river, N. of Kamchatka; low stature, thin frames, black lank hair, flat nose, small eyes, round face; fishers, hunters, and in religion Shamanists; language closely related to that of the neighbouring C'hakchis, to whom they appear to be akin; are dying out, numbering at present (1893) scarcely more than 6,000.