Northern Selkup
(Winter)

Arctic People Galleries


An aerial view of boreal forest (taiga) in winter in the Taz River Basin. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Yalena, an elderly Selkup woman holds sable skins caught by her husband at their winter camp in the forest. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

A Selkup hunter's wooden hut at a winter camp in the forest near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup hunter, rests on his snowmobile while out checking his sable traps in the forest. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup hunter, setting a trap to catch sable in the forest in winter. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia. Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup man, returns to a winter camp after hunting Capercaille. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup hunter, driving a snowmobile to check his sable traps in the forest. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup hunter, baiting a trap with fish to catch sable in the forest in winter. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia. Russia. (2012)

A traditional Selkup storage hut built on stilts to deter rodents in the forest near Tolka. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Ivan Agichev, an elderly Selkup man, out in the forest in the winter. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Ivan, a Selkup elder,  checking his fishing net set under the ice of the Pechalka River in Krasnoselkup. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

A catch of Roach from the Pechalka River in Krasnoselkup. The Selkup people enjoy these fish.  Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup man, out hunting in the forest on skiis. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup man, out hunting in the forest on skiis. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Kosta, a Selkup man, out hunting in the forest on skiis. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Boreal forest (taiga) in winter with snow covered trees near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

A drilling derrick near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Sable skins hanging up outside at a Selkup hunter's winter camp near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Sable skins hanging up outside at a Selkup hunter's winter camp near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

A snow covered 'Poymot', a traditional Selkup turf winter hut, at a winter hunting camp in the forest near Ratta, Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Yevgenia Irikova, a Selkup woman, with her daughter Albina at the entrance to a 'Poymot', (traditional Selkup turf winter hut), at a winter hunting camp in the forest near Ratta, Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Albina, a young Selkup girl, warmly wrapped up for a winter sled journey near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Yura, a Selkup hunter, harnesses his draft reindeer before going to check his traps in the forest. Ratta, Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia. Russia. (2012)

Valery Irkov, a Selkup hunter, travelling in winter through the forest by reindeer sled near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

At a Selkup hunter's winter camp in the forest, a Laika dog has an 'igloo' for shelter. Ratta, Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Selkup hunters returning to their 'Poymot' (traditional Selkup turf hut) at a winter hunting camp in the forest near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Lena Kuboleva, a young Selkup woman, with her daughter Violetta, inside a 'Poymot', (traditional Selkup turf winter hut), at a winter hunting camp in the forest near Ratta, Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Anna Karsavina, an 80 year old Selkup woman from Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Firewood stacked outside a 'Poymot' (traditional Selkup turf hut) at a winter hunting camp in the forest near Ratta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Rita Morokova, a young Selkup woman, harnessing a draft reindeer at a winter hunting camp near Ratta. Western Siberia, Yamal, Russia. (2012)

Gennadiy Kubolev, a Selkup hunter, leads his draft reindeer down onto a frozen river near Shirta. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Gennadiy Kubolev, a Selkup hunter, with his draft reindeer on the frozen Shirta River. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Gennadiy Kubolev, using a traditional Selkup shovel to remove pieces of ice from the water while checking a fishing net in a frozen River. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Rita Morokova, a young Selkup woman, driving a reindeer sled on the frozen Shirta River. Ratta, Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Rita Morokova, a young Selkup woman, relaxes with her dog during a rest on a journey by reindeer sled. Ratta, Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)

Gennadiy, an elderly Selkup hunter, removes a sable caught in a leghold trap. Krasnoselkup, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia. (2012)
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