Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

The photos are made in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area by a famous German journalist Gerd Ludwig whose works are published in such magazines as National Geographic, Time and Life. In his photographs he shows social changes, happening in the modern society and also touches upon ecological problems. Many of his exhibitions are devoted to Russia.

Gerd Ludwig thinks that rapid development of oil-and-gas industry influences the region positively, but, at the same time, it might ruin the traditional way of life of native inhabitants, and local culture itself.

These photos are devoted to this very culture of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area. This is, for example, deer-team races – the main event of the annual Khanty-Mansi hunt and fishing festival.

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

A herdsman.

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Kirill Navykhov, one of the oldest inhabitants of the whole Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area taking a good look at the newly arrived.

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Another traditional competition – struggle on a log.

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Local museum.

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life

Location: Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area

7 thoughts on “Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area Mode Of Life”

  1. Wow, it´s curious how hard is the life of the Russian village, in the european part of the country or in the North… The most interesting thing is that Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area is the oil rich region and the capital of the area is really well developed with a good infrastructure and new buildings there, but the village still lives very bad

  2. Another thing is that here we see the daily life of the ethnic minority of one of the notheren peoples it seemes that they haven´t got almost nothing from the rain of petro dollars, exept of the cell phones, that are everywhere now,

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