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Chukchi


The native community of Uelen is pounded by heavy seas during an autumn storm.Less sea ice in recent years has resulted in more storm damage to the buildings. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0423-29

Geora Eymetitin, a Chukchi, drives his dog team by a pressure ridge near Cape Dezhnev. Chukotka, Siberia. 2002
RC.0244-25

Young Chukchi boy wearing traditional fur clothing. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0023-15

Portrait of Chukchi reindeer herder with traditional hat & holding a coiled lasso. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0025-09

The weathered face of an elderly Chukchi woman. 'Granny Akulena' Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0025-29

Chukchi hunter, Geora Eymetitin, driving his dog sled. Chukotkiy Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0232-20

Chukchi man rests on one of his moose skin covered skis. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0026-11

Chukchi reindeer herder driving his reindeer sled through deep snow. Oloy Valley. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0027-13

Chukchi youth in traditional clothes riding a reindeer. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0029-26

Chukchi woman performing a traditional drum song. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0042-23

Sergei Elevye, a Chukchi reindeer herder in Koryakia. N.Kamchatka, Siberia, Russia. 1999
RKA0035-17

A Chukchi hunter with his harpoon at the ready during a whale hunt near Nuniamo. Lavrentiya, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0408-04

Chukchi girls hang out on a whaling boat at sunset, Inchoun. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1997
RC.0140-05

A school class in the native village of Kai'etin. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0054-33

Chukchi artist Lydia Teutina engraving a walrus tusk at her home in Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0216-13

A face carved in whale bone by Edward Tachenko a native artist from Uelen. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0415-03

Native whale bone carving. 'In Ice Captivity'(1978) by Sergei Nikitin. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0208-13

Festival scene engraved on a walrus tusk by Chukchi artist Oleg Prasov. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0203-32

Ritual objects carved from walrus ivory (circa 1000 B.C. - 1000.A.D.) Bering Strait, Chukotka, Russia. 2002
RC.0256-10

Chukchi hunters travelling from Uelen to Dezhnovka by dog sled on a windy November day. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia. 2004
RC.0428-07

Standing by his baidarka (walrus skin boat), Yakov Vukutagin, hunts seals from the shoreline at Dezhnovka. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0438-09

Yuri Ilkay, an elderly Chukchi, dressed for winter seal hunting. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0239-02

Oleg Ukutagin drags a Baidarka (Umiaq) while hunting at the floe edge. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0228-11

Standing by his baidarka (walrus skin boat), Yakov Vukutagin, hunts seals from the shoreline at Dezhnovka. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0437-10

Chukchi hunter Alexei Pilanto with his son Vasa at their home in Uelen. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0237-23

Out of respect to the spirit of a dead seal, a Chukchi boy, Vasa Pilanto, pours water into its mouth. Chukotka, Siberia. 2002
RC.0237-01

A young Chukchi boy with his bicycle on the main street of Uelen after an autumn snow fall. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0416-03

Tatiana Amytitina, an elderly Chukchi woman, from Uelen. Chukotskij Peninsula, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2002
RC.0239-14

Lema, a Chukchi woman, rests on her sled during a break on a journey by dog team. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0429-01

Portrait of Yakov Vukutagin, a Chukchi hunter from Uelen. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0432-04

Two Chukchi boys, Larik Vukuchyvun (left) & Matvey Keytegin hunting seals from the snow covered shoreline. Dezhnovka, Chukotka, Siberia. 2004
RC.0436-21

Yura Timnekkvun, a Chukchi hunter from Uelen checks his sled dogs during a storm at Dezhnovka. Chukotka, Siberia, Russia 2004
RC.0429-10

Sasha, a Chukchi hunter, uses a ladder as a vantage point, at a hunter's hut at Dezhnovka. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0440-15

Hunters' huts and boats at Dezhnovka in the autumn. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0431-03

Two Chukchi boys walk along the snow covered shoreline at Dezhnovka in the autumn. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0438-14

Chukchi hunters travelling across snow covered tundra by dog sled near Dezhnovka. Uelen, Chukotka, Siberia, Russia. 2004
RC.0435-04

Vladimir Etylin, a Chukchi, driving a reindeer sled in the Oloy Valley. Chukotka, Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0027-12

An elderly Chukchi couple at a camp in the Oloy Valley. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0039-30

Elderly Chukchi woman takes a kettle from the stove in her tent.Chukotka. Siberia. Russia. 1994
RC.0039-29
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