Everyone has a role

Working together to move to a new location, these women form a barrier to tightly herd the male reindeer for selection. Out of all reindeer herding communities across the northern hemisphere, it is only the Nenets of the Yamal peninsula that still live as nomads. Elsewhere, reindeer herding has been modernized providing owners the ability to stay in one place by bringing in resources.

Photo 13 of 26 in A Changing Landscape

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Working together to move to a new location, these women form a barrier to tightly herd the male reindeer for selection. Out of all reindeer herding communities across the northern hemisphere, it is only the Nenets of the Yamal peninsula that still live as nomads. Elsewhere, reindeer herding has been modernized providing owners the ability to stay in one place by bringing in resources.
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