North of the Arctic Circle in Russia, writer Gretel Ehrlich laughs with Katerina ("Katya") Vaucheskaya, a member of the last nomadic Komi reindeer herding clan, who is wearing a traditional malitsa robe as she loads her sled to migrate to another camp.
- © Gordon Wiltsie
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