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Inuit children of the Taqqaugaq family dressed in caribou skin clothing. Baffin Is., Nunavut, Canada. 1987
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Portrait of an Inuit girl wearing a caribou skin parka. Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. 1987
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Lena Slepsova, an Evenk girl from Kusur holding a frozen Nelma (white salmon) N.Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 2001
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Inuit girls in fur hoods together in the street. Ulukhaktok, Holman Island, NWT, Canada. 1991
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Inuit children learning to use a computer at school in Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada. 1990
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Inuit children from the 7th Grade at the Ataguttaluk school in Igloolik. Nunavut, Canada. 2002
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Inuit girls eat raw seal liver on a summer hunting trip. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada. 1992
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Haunaq Mikkigak, an Inuit woman from Cape Dorset holding her step daughter. Baffin Is., Nunavut, Canada. 2002
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Jocelyne Immaroitok, an Inuit girl from Igloolik fishing through a hole in the ice on a lake. Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. 1992
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Arnanguaq Qujaukitsok, an Inuit girl from Thule wearing a fox fur hood. Northwest Greenland. 1998
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Sami mother with her baby in traditional cradle at christening. Kautokeino, Norway. 1990
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Eqilana Simigaq, an Inuit woman, carries her son in a sealskin amaut.Qeqertat, Northwest Greenland. 1980
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Out of respect to the spirit of a dead seal, a Chukchi boy, Vasa Pilanto, pours over it. Chukotka, Siberia. 2002
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Young Saami girl, Inga-Anna, leads sled Reindeer at the start of the Spring migration. Kautokeino. Norway. 1972
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Nenya Vanuito, a young Nenets girl, wearing a traditional hat with fur trim at a winter camp near Tambey. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia.
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Nadia Takui, a Chukchi girl, dressed in a traditional reindeer skin Kerker, (knee length coverall), sitting at the edge of the polog (sleeping area) in a Yaranga (tent) at a reindeer herders' summer camp. Iultinsky District, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia
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Nadia Takui, a Chukchi girl, grips the fish's tail between her teeth as she removes the scales from a grayling at a reindeer herders' summer camp on the tundra. Iultinsky District, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia
RC.2005-01

3 year old Khanty girl, Angelina Ozelova, playing outside with a pet reindeer at a Khanty reindeer herder's winter camp. Shuryshkarsky Region, Yamal, NW Siberia, Russia
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Misha Elrika, an Even boy, enjoys an ice cream at -35 Celsius. Northern Evensk, Magadan Region, Eastern Siberia, Russia. 2006
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Vladimir Chuprin, a Dolgan reindeer herder, holds his young son, Artiom, outside their camp on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia. 2004
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Portrait of Yaline Laptander, a young Nenets girl, at her family's winter camp in the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Lena Potapova and her sister Varya making Pishkij at their home in Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Lena Potapova & her sisters Varya & Tanya look through a window at their home in Verkhoyansk, Yakutia Siberia. 1999
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Two Chukchi boys, Larik Vukuchyvun (left) & Matvey Keytegin hunting seals from the snow covered shoreline. Dezhnovka, Chukotka, Siberia. 2004
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Warmly dressed Inuit children play on toboggans Savissivik. NW Greenland. 1991
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After waking up in the morning, Yaroslava Votgyrgina, a Chukchi girl, sticks her head out of the polog (sleeping area) in a Yaranga (tent) at a reindeer herders' summer camp. Iultinsky District, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia
RC.2009-03

Nadia Takui, a Chukchi girl, dressed in a new Kerker (reindeer skin coverall) stands by a ritual fire at the entrance of a Yaranga (tent) at the start of the Chukchi 'Festival of the Young Reindeer' at a herders' summer camp. Iultinsky District, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia.
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Nadia Takui, a 9 year old girl from a Chukchi reindeer herding family. Amguema. Iultinsky District, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia
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Nadia Takui takes 18 month old Rima Votgyrgina, to watch the reindeer during the Chukchi 'Festival of the Young Reindeer' out on the tundra. Iultinsky District, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia.
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Lena Potapova carrying frozen milk back to her home in Verkhoyansk. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. 1999
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Kosta Serotetto, a young Nenets boy, dressed in reindeer skin clothing. Yamal. Siberia. Russia.
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Alya, A Nenets girl, poses with her pet cygnet at a summer camp near Nadym, Yamal, W.Siberia, Russia. 2000
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At a Nenets reindeer herders' summer camp, two year old Juliana Laptander hugs a reindeer calf. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia
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Two year old Daria Serotetto, a Nenets girl, watches children's cartoons on a Laptop with her father, Leova, inside the family's reindeer skin tent. Yamal. NW Siberia, Russia
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Vitally Yaptunay, a young Nenets boy, from a reindeer herding family, holding a puppy called Tovik. Gyda. Tazovsky region, Yamal, Siberia, Russia
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Neseynya Serotetto, a Nenets girl, plays at the entrance to her family's tent. Yamal, Siberia, Russia
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Larissa Vaganove, a teaching a class of Nenets children class at a boarding school in Yar-Sale. Yamal, Siberia
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Kosta Serotetto, a Nenets boy, eating raw reindeer meat with a sharp knife. Yamal. Siberia. Russia. 1993
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Alya, a Nenets girl, kisses one of her family's pet reindeer calves. Nadym Tundra, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. 2000
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Paulina Serotetto, a young Nenets girl dressed in reindeer fur clothing at a reindeer herders festival in the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Paedavyaku, a five year old Nenets boy, drives a reindeer sled near his family's winter camp in the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Shurik, a young Tundra Nenets boy poses with an Arctic Hare he has shot. Gydan Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia. 2000
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Nenets boy with bow & arrow hunting ptarmigan for the pot on the migration. Yamal. Siberia. Russia.
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Shura Khudi, a Nenets girl, warmly dressed in reindeer skin clothing, carries snow to melt for water. Yamal, NW Siberia, Russia
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Nenya Vanuito, a 2 year old Nenets girl, approaches a reindeer at her family's winter camp on the tundra near Tambey. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia.
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Alexey Serotetto, a Nenets boy coils his lasso as he stands by a reindeer corral. Yamal. Siberia, Russia.
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Oktobrina, a Nenets girl, holds a yearling reindeer at her family's winter camp on the tundra. Yamal, NW Siberia, Russia.
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Yaline Laptander, a young Nenets girl, dressed in reindeer skin clothing at her family's winter camp in the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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A Nenets boy at the boarding school in Panaevsk washes his face in a Russian bath. Yamal. W.Siberia, Russia.
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Inside a reindeer skin tent a Anastasia Pulka, a Nenets woman, comforts her baby daughter, Elvira. Yamal, Siberia, Russia
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Marina Valeeva, a Komi woman, bathes her young daughter Albina in a plastic bucket inside their tent at a winter camp. Yamal, Westren Siberia, Russia
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Aleksey Serotetto, a Nenets boy, proudly holds up a Whitefish that he has caught in a tundra lake. Yamal. Siberia. Russia.
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A young Forest Nenets girl. The tufts of reindeer fur on her hood are from the ears of the reindeer she owns. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Neseynya Serotetto, a Nenets girl, standing on a sled during a break on the migration. Yamal. Siberia. Russia.
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At a Nenets reindeer herders' summer camp, two year old Juliana Laptander, plays at chopping firewood with a hatchet. Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia
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At a Nenets reindeer herders' summer camp, 5 year old Angelina Laptander, is followed by 'Timulka' her favourite Avka (pet reindeer). Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia
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Sitting on a sled two Nenets girls, Darina Khudi & Angelina Laptander (right), play at spotting reindeer through binoculars at a reindeer herders' summer camp, Yamal Peninsula, NW Siberia, Russia
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Mani, a young Innu girl, plays in a tent at her family's autumn hunting camp in Labrador, Canada. 1997
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Two month old Nenets boy, Denis Serotetto, lies warmly wrapped in a traditional cradle, suspended from a tent pole inside the family's reindeer skin tent. Yamal, NW Siberia, Russia
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Emma Vanuito, a Nenets woman, dresses her daughter, Nenya, in traditional warm fur clothing so she can go outside and play in the cold. Tambey. Yamal Peninsula, Western Siberia, Russia.
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