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A Dolgan herder holding a lasso rests against a sled during a reindeer round up. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Smoke comes from the chimney of a Dolgan reindeer herder's balok (wooden hut built on sled runners)on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Dolgan reindeer herders move their camp of baloks (huts on sled runners) during the winter. Taymyr. N Siberia

A Dolgan herder stands on his sled while driving reindeer during the winter. Taymyr, N. Siberia, Russia

A Dolgan woman leads her draft reindeer while travelling across tundra during the winter. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Dolgan reindeer herders travelling across tundra during the winter.  Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) over a Dolgan reindeer herders camp on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Vladimir Chuprin, a Dolgan reindeer herder, holds his young son, Artiom, outside their camp on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Dolgan reindeer herders move their camp of baloks (huts on sled runners) during the winter. Taymyr. N Siberia

Innokentiy Zharkov, a Dolgan reindeer herder, covered in frost while working with his reindeer during the winter. Taymyr, N.Siberia, Russia.

Dolgan reindeer herder, Innokentiy Zharkov, sawing a reindeer antler into pieces. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

With his dogs for company, a Dolgan reindeer herder sits outside while he sharpens his knife on a stone. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Innikentiy Zharkov, a Dolgan herder, coils his lasso during a round up of reindeer on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Dolgan reindeer herder, Innokentiy Zharkov, making a new 'hooray' (pole for driving reindeer). Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

With lasso at the ready, a  Dolgan reindeer herder waits with his dog during a winter round up on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A Dolgan herder attempts to lasso a draft reindeer during a round up on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A Dolgan herder struggles with a draft reindeer he has just lassoed during a round up on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A Dolgan herder struggles with a draft reindeer he has just lassoed during a round up on the tundra. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A Dolgan family of reindeer herders having a meal together inside their balok (a moveable hut built on sled runners). Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A pair of traditional Dolgan women's reindeer skin boots decorated with ornate bead work. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A traditional Dolgan woman's hat with ornate beadwork and fur ruff. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.
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