Nganasan

Arctic People Galleries


Nadiya  Asyandu (right), a Nganasan woman in traditional dress, poses with elder Saibore Momde. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A group of Nganasan men and women in traditional dress outside a hut at a camp on the Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Saibore Momde, a Nganasan elder, smokes his pipe while relaxing in a hut at a camp on the Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Nadiya  Asyandu, a Nganasan woman, poses with 10 year old Tanya Falkova. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Velodeya Turdalgin, a Nganasan man, wearing traditional clothing and a Shaman's headdress. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Tanya Falkova, a 10 year old Nganasan girl, sits on a log at a camp on the Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Tanya Falkova, a 10 year old Nganasan girl, plays with a sled dog at a camp on the Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Saibore Moibe, a Nganasan elder, driving a dog sled on the frozen Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Velodeya Turdalgin, a Nganasan man, wearing traditional clothing and a Shaman's headdress. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Nadiya Asyandu, a Nganasan woman, encourages her dog team to pull in deep snow. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Nadiya  Asyandu, a Nganasan woman, dressed in traditional reindeer skin clothing. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Saibore Moibe, a Nganasan elder, driving a dog sled on the frozen Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Nganasan women in traditional dress sawing firewood at a camp on the bank of the Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

Nadiya Asyandu, a Nganasan woman, wramly dressed while travelling on the frozen Kheta River in the winter. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Saibore Momde, a Nganasan elder, retrieves a Ptarmigan he has caught in a snare near a camp on the Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Two Nganasan men, Saibore Momde & Mereme Moibo (right) drinking tea together in a hut. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia

Nganasan women in traditional dress at a camp on the bank of the Kheta River. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.

A Nganasan woman wearing traditional cylindrical shaped reindeer skin boots. Taymyr, Northern Siberia, Russia.
Open Lightbox