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 It is spring on the lands of Kainu, a hunter-gatherer tribe located in the vast northern forests. Ruled by their women chiefs and shamans they never stay too long in one place, but rather wander their lands in loose groups, ​ hunting, gathering and fishing. Their lands are harsh, hill after hill covered by the primeval forest flanked by dark swamplands and marshes. There are no roads and no buildings, just nature, and hardened people extracting their living from it. It is spring on the lands of Kainu, a hunter-gatherer tribe located in the vast northern forests. Ruled by their women chiefs and shamans they never stay too long in one place, but rather wander their lands in loose groups, ​ hunting, gathering and fishing. Their lands are harsh, hill after hill covered by the primeval forest flanked by dark swamplands and marshes. There are no roads and no buildings, just nature, and hardened people extracting their living from it.
  
-They are unique people, for as long as they can remember the women have ruled over the tribe. Having more than one husband ​is considered the mark of a true chieftain, and norm in the near past that can still be recalled by the elders. But tribes living around them have started to change their ways. Southern Kainu clans have some men among the chiefs and shamans and some speak of ways of the foreigners with hushed, yet fondly.+They are unique people, for as long as they can remember the women have ruled over the tribe. Having more than one husband ​was considered the mark of a true chieftain, and norm in the near past that can still be recalled by the elders. But tribes living around them have started to change their ways. Southern Kainu clans have some men among the chiefs and shamans and some speak of ways of the foreigners with hushed, yet fondly.
  
 For as long as the elders can remember, the southerners,​ both Finns and Norsemen, have come here each spring when the waterways have cleared from ice. They are after the furs Kainu hunt during the long winter, as those are as valuable as gold and silver to them. For as long as the elders can remember, the southerners,​ both Finns and Norsemen, have come here each spring when the waterways have cleared from ice. They are after the furs Kainu hunt during the long winter, as those are as valuable as gold and silver to them.
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