9 Yamal As It Is

Yamal As It Is

Posted on March 11, 2012 by kulichik


The Nenets people are an indigenous tribe that have been inhabiting this region for ages. Their prehistoric life involved subsistence hunting and gathering continues up to the present time. Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is a federal subject of Russia. Its administrative center is the town of Salekhard.


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9 Responses to “Yamal As It Is”

  1. bloke says:

    sometimes we forget how close we were to nature. I bet most people freaked when they saw the raw meat. But they look a lot happier than some of the people I see shopping/drunk/high/stressed on the UK streets every Saturday

    • Seamus Dooley says:

      There isn’t many people left who are not effected by the trappings of today. This is a lovely report on these peoples lives.

  2. banditrider says:

    Nice to see kids with good table manners. :) The one with the knife to his mouth looks like Carl Gallagher.

  3. Ty-ty says:

    I dont see and russian government support for this ppl, as surely they exploited their land digging for hydrocarbons

    • Maxim Ч says:

      Ty-ty. And what support would the government give them? They are choosing to live off of the land. Should the Russian government settle them in cities and destroy their traditional way of life?

    • Babysitter says:

      There is a lot of support, actually. State buys their products for a very high price. These people have snowmobiles and fuel, their children are educated in special boarding schools so they can later choose another life if they want to. What else do they need? Lots of welfare so they can abandon their work and drink alcohol all the time? Welfare destroys such nations.

  4. Sindbad says:

    Statistical one in three persons is stupid. Congratulations, Ty-ty you are that one!

  5. Tripper says:

    Try getting American kids to feast on fresh bloody uncooked kill..

  6. Evgeniy says:

    A few days ago I attended an event to educate the life of the Nenets. Hand-fed deer, listened to their stories, drums. What is happening is not really shown in the photo, but it was heard from directly Nenets. Our country is trying not to get involved in the culture of these unique people. Although it is clear that attention is paid to them. Eugene, Russia.

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