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A Sami woman wearing a replica of traditional Kola Peninsula Sami dress. Sami Culture Centre, Lovozero. Murmansk, NW Russia

Sami women wearing replicas of traditional Kola Peninsula Sami dress. Sami Culture Centre, Lovozero. Murmansk, NW Russia

Piotr Galkin, a Sami elder from the village of Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Murmansk, NW Russia

Vassily Selivanov, a Sami reindeer herder from Lovozero, carries firewood into his hut. Murmansk, NW Russia.

Two Sami reindeer herders relax in their hut after a days' work at their winter pastures. Lovozero, Murmansk, NW Russia.

Vassily Selivanov, a Sami reindeer herder from Lovozero, relaxes with a cigarette after a day's work. Murmansk, NW Russia.

A Sami reindeer herd at their winter pastures near Lovozero on the Kola Peninsula. NW Russia

Dik, a Sami reindeer herder's dog, travels behind his owner on a snowmobile. Lovozero, Murmansk, NW Russia

Two reindeer at their winter pastures near Lovozero on the Kola Peninsula. NW Russia

Velodia Dirkatch, a Sami  man from Lovozero, with his reindeer sled. Murmansk, NW Russia

Vassily Selivanov, a Sami reindeer herder from Lovozero, Murmansk, NW Russia

Vassily Selivanov, a Sami  man from Lovozero, driving a reindeer sled. Murmansk, NW Russia

Olga Kirillova, a Sami woman from Lovozero, out on the tundra with her reindeer herding dog, Dik. Murmansk, NW Russia

A birch tree covered in hoar frost and snow on the tundra near Lovozero in the winter time. Murmansk, NW Russia.

Olga Kirillova, a Sami woman from Lovozero, out on the tundra with her reindeer herding dog, Dik. Murmansk, NW Russia

Olga Kirillova, a Sami woman from Lovozero, lights a fire during a break in a snowmobile journey. Murmansk, NW Russia.

Olga Kirillova, a Sami woman from Lovozero, warms her hands by a fire during a break in a winter snowmobile journey. Murmansk, NW Russia.

Nikolai Lukin, a Sami reindeer herder from Lovozero, taking supplies to his winter camp by snowmobile. Murmansk, NW Russia.

Maria Zakharova, an 82 year old Sami woman, wearing a jacket with her Soviet medals in her apartment in Lovozero. Murmansk, Kola Peninsula, NW Russia

The Sami Culture Centre in Lovozero, Murmansk, NW Russia

Maria Zakharova, an 82 year old Sami woman, in her apartment in Lovozero. Murmansk, Kola Peninsula, NW Russia

Valentina Kirillova, Sami Radio's first presenter, in the recording studio at Lovozero. Murmansk, Kola Peninsula, NW Russia

Maria Zakharova, an 82 year old Sami woman, at the window of her apartment in Lovozero. Murmansk, Kola Peninsula, NW Russia

Fyorkla Chaporova (left), an 82 year old Sami woman with her younger sister, Paulina (80), from the village of Shongui. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia

Anna Yurieva, an elderly Sami woman, walks to her tent, at a summer fishing camp near Lovozero. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia.

A kettle simmers above a fire at a Sami summer camp near Lovozero. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia.

Anna Yurieva, an elderly Sami woman, at a summer fishing camp near Lovozero. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia.

Two Sami men out checking their fishing nets in a wooden boat at sunset near Lovozero (Strong Lake). Kola Peninsula, NW Russia.

Sami men return to their summer camp in a wooden boat after checking their fishing nets near Lovozero. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia.

Valery Yuriev, a Sami man from Lovozero, sits by an open fire at a summer fishing camp. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia.

Sasha, a Sami man, checking his fishing nets near Lovozero (Strong Lake). Kola Peninsula, NW Russia

Anna Yurieva, her son Valery and their dog, returning to Lovozero by boat after a summer fishing trip. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia

Boats on the river bank in the summer at Lovozero. Kola Peninsula, NW Russia.
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