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Russian Orthodox Old Believers. One of the largest communities of Old Believers in the US is in the city of Woodburn, Oregon an hour and half's drive south of Portland.

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Starovery, or “Old Believers,” are Russia’s version of the Amish – and there aren’t as many of them as there used to be. A joint Russian-American research team is working to preserve a folk legacy that predates Peter the Great. Of particular interest to me, naturally, is the fact that Old Believers dress in a distinctive fashion. “The woman’s dress is always a full dress which fits over a long-sleeved blouse and full-length slips. An apron is then fitted over the dress

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Old Believers - Wikipedia

Starovery, or “Old Believers,” are Russia’s version of the Amish – and there aren’t as many of them as there used to be. A joint Russian-American research team is working to preserve a folk legacy that predates Peter the Great. Of particular interest to me, naturally, is the fact that Old Believers dress in a distinctive fashion. “The woman’s dress is always a full dress which fits over a long-sleeved blouse and full-length slips. An apron is then fitted over the dress and the “poyas”…

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squirrel .... I'm not native, and I don't want to offend (I didn't catch which native nation believes what's written here), just thought this was introspective when out in nature, and neat to teach children old ways and respect

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Ancient old believers ' holiday rosary- stair

Almanac: New home, citizenship for Old Believers

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