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Forest Nenets


Victor Piak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Aerial view of the sacred island in the frozen lake of Numto (Num's lake). Num is the principal deity of the Nenets and Forest Nenets people. Numto is situated in the north of Khanty Mansiysk region. Northwest Siberia, Russia
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The Northern Lights behind a reindeer herder's camp in Khanty Mansiysk, Western Siberia, Russia. 2000
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Vikka Piak, a 15 year old Forest Nenets girl, rests on her sled during a reindeer drive.Khanty Mansiysk. Russia. 2000
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Kaduney, a Forest Nenets woman, beats snow off her tent at a winter reindeer herders' camp in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, dressed in traditional winter clothes, sitting on a reindeer sled at his homestead near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Alexei Piak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, feeds frozen fish to some of the reindeer at his winter camp in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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A Forest Nenets woman travelling by reindeer sled. Khanty Mansiysk, W.Siberia, Russia. 2000
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Vikka Piak, sews up a wound on a reindeer caused by a dog bite. Khanty Mansiysk, Western Siberia, Russia. 2000
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, holds up his traditional man's belt he made. On it are knives, tools and amulets. It is decorated with carved plates made from moose antler. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Vikka Piak, a Forest Nenet girl, harnesses one of her reindeer.Numto, Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia, Russia. 2000
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, checking his fish trap set under the ice on the Kazym River near his homestead. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, emptying a catch of Ide and Pike from his fish trap on the Kazym River near his homestead. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, checking his fish trap set under the ice on the Kazym River near his homestead. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Forest Nenets men hauling up a fishing net under the ice on a frozen river in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia.
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Alexei Piak, a Forest Nenets man, out hunting on skis in the forest during the winter. Purovsky region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Sveta Pyak moves some poles to close the entrance to a reindeer corral at a Forest Nenets homestead near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Forest Nenets men returning to their winter camp by reindeer sled. Purovsky region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Kaduney Piak, an elderly Forest Nenets woman, in the entrance of her family's reindeer skin tent at their winter camp. Purovsky region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, taps on the window of his hut to attract the attention of a pet reindeer. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Portrait of Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, at his homestead in the forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, driving a reindeer sled through the forest near his homestead. Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Victor Piak, A Forest Nenets reindeer herder, leaving his winter camp by reindeer sled. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Forest Nenets herder working with draught reindeer in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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A young Forest Nenet girl in traditional dress. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Western Siberia, Russia. 2000
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, his wife Sveta, watch their reindeer in the corral at their homestead in the forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Reindeer in a corral at a Forest Nenets homestead near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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A Forest Nenets man checks a fish trap on a frozen river in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia.
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A Forest Nenets reindeer herder on a frozen river in the Purovsky Region of the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Forest Nenets men prepare to set a fishing net under the ice on a frozen river in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia.
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Olga Piak, a Forest Nenets woman, rocks her baby son in a traditional cradle inside their tent. Purovsky region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Galla, a Forest Nenets girl, at the entrance of her family's reindeer skin tent at their winter camp. Purovsky region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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A Forest Nenets man driving a reindeer sled along a frozen river in the Purovsky Region of the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Sveta Pyak lights a fire in a clay oven to bake bread at a Forest Nenets homestead in the forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Two Forest Nenets girls playing with a toboggan at a winter camp in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia.
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Victor Piak, a Forest Nenets man, wearing traditional reindeer skin clothing. Purovsky Region, Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Snow covered wooden buildings at a Forest Nenets homestead in the boreal forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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A stilted storhouse containing a Forest Nenets family's idols and other sacred objects, at a homestead in the forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Alexei Piak, a young Forest Nenets reindeer herder. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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An ornate Forest Nenets belt worn over a child's traditional reindeer skin clothing. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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A Forest Nenets man wearing traditional reindeer skin winter boots. Purovsky Region, Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Kaduney Piak, an elderly Forest Nenets woman, chopping firewood at her winter camp in the Purovsky region of the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, checking his fish trap set under the ice on the Kazym River near his homestead. Numto, Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Vassilly Pyak, a Forest Nenets reindeer herder, using a snowmobile to round up his reindeer, with the help of his dog,in the forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Reindeer wandering around a Forest Nenets homestead near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Reindeer legs skins, which will be used to make skin boots, dryng outside on a wall at A Forest Nenets homestead in the boreal forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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A snow covered traditional Forest Nenets stilted storehouse at a homestead in the boreal forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Sveta Pyak making bread inside her hut at a Forest Nenets homestead in the forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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Sveta Pyak carrying loaves of bread she has baked outside in a clay oven at a Forest Nenets homestead in the forest near Numto. Khanty Mansiysk, Northwest Siberia, Russia
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The Piaku-Pur River flowing through boreal forest near Tarko-Sale. Purovsky, Yamal, Western Siberia.
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A Forest Nenets summer camp at the edge of a lake in a forest. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia
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Boris Piak, a Forest Nenets man, checking a fish trap on the Ivoseda River. Purovsky, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Stella Piak, A Forest Nenets girl, peers through the mosquito net at the entrance to her family's tent. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Dima Piak, a Forest Nenets boy, with his bow and arrow out hunting birds in the summer. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Boris Piak, a Forest Nenets, travelling by boat with his son on the Chibatchka River. Purovsky, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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A Forest Nenets boy sits on a boat at a fish trap on the Ivoseda River. Purovsky, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Marina Piak, an elderly Forest Nenets woman, picking blueberries in the forest near Tarko-Sale. Purovsky, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Kaduni, a Forest Nenets grandmother, at the entrance to her summer tent. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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A Forest Nenets summer camp at the edge of a lake in a forest. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia
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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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Kaduni, a Forest Nenets grandmother, cleaning fish (roach) at her summer camp. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Irina, a young Forest Nenets woman, is watched by her daughter as she makes bannock. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Kaduni, a Forest Nenets grandmother, cooking fish (roach) while her daughter-in-law Irina fries bannock, over a camp fire in the summer. Purovsky Region, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Langu, an elderly Forest Nenets man, making a sled for the winter at a summer reindeer herders'camp. Purovsky, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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Boris Piak, a Forest Nenets man driving his boat, along the Chubatchka River. Purovsky, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia
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