The chum

The Silhouette of a chum, the traditional Nenets housing, against the midnight sun. Pronounced "choom" it is constructed of an inner skeleton of wooden poles and wrapped in canvas material in summer and traditional thick reindeer hide for warmth in winter. It is a perfect design for frequent moving and sealed tight against winter temperatures.

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The Silhouette of a chum, the traditional Nenets housing, against the midnight sun. Pronounced
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