North of the Arctic Circle in Russia, Katerina ("Katya") Vaucheskaya, a member of the last nomadic Komi reindeer herding clan, stands in front of her chum (tepee), wearing a traditional reindeer skin malitsa robe with mittens sewed to the ends of its sleeves.
- © Gordon Wiltsie
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Archangel, Arctic Circle, Arkhangel'sk, Arkhangelsk, Asia, HERDING, Komi, Komi culture, People + Culture, Polar Regions, Province, Russia, animal skins, arctic, camping, camps, chum, cold, herders, malitsa, nomadism, nomads, oblast, reindeer, reindeer herding, robes, skins, snow, tents, tepee, traditional clothing, tundra. women, world cultures
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- Russia - Komi reindeer herders, RUe, World Cultures, Komi Reindeer Herders