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Inland Chukchi - Winter


Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, iced up at -30 C after working with his reindeer during the winter.Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Vitya Nutetgevev, a young Chukchi reindeer herder stands in the doorway of a Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A Chukchi reindeer herders' camp at dawn. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Inside the Polog (inner tent) of his Yaranga, Chukchi reindeer herder, Grisha Rahtyn, dresses entirely in traditional reindeer skin clothing. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Natasha Nomro, a Chukchi woman, trims the wick of an oil lamp inside the Polog (inner tent) of her Yaranga. Chuktskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A kettle hanging over an oil lamp inside a Chukchi Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Natasha Nomro, a Chukchi woman, removing frost from the inside of her Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Chukchi reindeer herders, Natasha Nomro & Grisha Rahtyn, eating a meal of boiled reindeer meat inside the polog of their Yaranga. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Natasha Nomro, a Chukchi woman, standing at the entrance to her Yaranga at a reindeer herders' winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Yashka, a Chukchi reindeer herder outside a Yaranga (traditonal tent)at a winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Natasha Nomro, a Chukchi woman, scraping snow from the top of her reindeer skin Yaranga at a herders' winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, leading two of his draught animals. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Natasha Nomro, a Chukchi woman, scraping snow from the top of her reindeer skin Yaranga at a herders' winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Vitya Nutetgevev, a young Chukchi reindeer herder, eating a morning meal of raw frozen reindeer meat inside the Polog of a Yaranga. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Olga looks through the ventilation hole of a Polog (inner tent) inside a traditional Chukchi reindeer skin Yaranga. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, unharnesses one of his draught animals. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A herd of reindeer near their winter pastures on the Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, dressed in traditional fur clothing at his winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A Chukchi reindeer herder dragging a sled behind him on his way to check the herd. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A reindeer herd at a Chukchi herders' winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, erecting the frame of a Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, erecting the frame of a Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, erecting the frame of a Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Chukchi reindeer herders prepare to put the cover on a Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Chukchi reindeer herders putting the cover on a Yaranga (traditional tent). Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Idols & other traditional sacred objects used by Chukchi reindeer herders in rituals to protect their family & reindeer. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, using a bow drill to make fire during a traditional ritual. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, prepares to make fire with a bow drill & traditional fire making device during a ritual. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Two Chukchi sleds have dried reindeer meat and sacred objects placed on them during a traditional Chukchi ritual. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, stands by a fire he has made with a bow drill for a traditional ritual. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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During a traditional Chukchi ritual sacred objects are placed on a child's sled while two idols stand in the snow against the front runners. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Yashka, a young Chukchi reindeer herder, dragging firewood (willow) back to camp on his sled. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Natasha Nomro & Grisha Rahtyn, Chukchi reindeer herders, dressed in traditional reindeer skin clothing at their winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia
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A Chukchi reindeer herder rounding up the herd out onthe tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A reindeer herd at a Chukchi herders' winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Natasha Nomro, a Chukchi woman, at a winter reindeer herders' camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A herd of reindeer being driven along a ridge near their winter pastures on the Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A Chukchi man driving a herd of reindeer along a ridge near their winter pastures on the Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A Chukchi man rounding up a herd of reindeer near their winter pastures on the Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A herd of reindeer being rounded up near their winter pastures on the Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Fur clothing & reindeer skins hanging to dry outside a Yaranga (tent) at reindeer herders' winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Chukchi men rounding up a herd of reindeer near their winter pastures on the Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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A herd of reindeer being driven across tundra near their winter pastures on the Chukotskiy Peninsula. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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At their winter pastures Chukchi herders struggle to subdue a lassoed reindeer. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Grisha Rahtyn, a Chukchi reindeer herder, with a dead reindeer which was killed as part of a traditional ritual sacrifice. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Chukchi reindeer herders skinning a dead reindeer which was killed as part of a traditional ritual sacrifice. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia 2010
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Chukchi reindeer herder, Grisha Rahtyn, tends a fire he has lit to melt a pot of ice in his Yaranga. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Chukchi reindeer herders, Grisha Rahtyn & Natasha Nomro, drinking tea in their Yaranga. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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At mealtime in their Yaranga, Chukchi reindeer herders, Grisha Rahtyn & Natasha Nomro, share a bowl of hot reindeer stew. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Afternoon sunshine at a Chukchi reindeer herders' winter camp on the tundra. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Russia. 2010
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Chukchi Reindeer herder, Vitya Nutetgevev, travelling back to his winter camp by dog sled. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2010
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Portrait of Mikhail Tynentegin, a retired Chukchi reindeer herder. Chukotskiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia.. 2010
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