North of the Arctic Circle in Russia, 77-year old Marie Terentéva, wears a reindeer-skin lined malitsa robe to keep her warm as she waits to herd reindeer into the pen. She is one of the matriarchs of the last nomadic Komi reindeer herding clan.
- © Gordon Wiltsie
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