The Maritime Koryak – indigenous population of the Kamchatka Peninsula. This article is devoted to the folklore of Maritime Koryak. The author examines the origin and role of secondary folklore personage Liljkivvit. Analysis of the image of this personage is based on the comparison of folklore texts and attraction of ethnographic material.
Кey words: the Koryak, the Koryak folklore, fairy tales, personage, mythological epos, ethnographic sources.