Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Today we’ll go to a remote city in Siberia, Yugorsk, to meet its ancient people who had lived there much before the Russians came to the place.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Russia is a rich and vast country. Migration of Russian people from the central part of the country behind the Ural mountains started several centuries ago. Many new cities and villages covered the vast space between the Ural mountains till the Far East. Some places were abandoned later, others are still increasing in size, continue their development and even have museums of their own.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

At the museum of Yugorsk you will many pictures depicting animals that are widely presented in local forests.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Arctic hare.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Angry and scary wolf.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Red fox.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Otter, swan, and hawks.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Wood grouses can often be found here and are even depicted on the emblem of Yugorsk city.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

The Khanty and Mansi are two nationalities that had inhabited the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area for a long time.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Archaeologists are very interested in examining events of those times.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

The people survived due to hunting and gathering. In case there was a river nearby, they often went fishing.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

They knew how to make hunting weapons and fish tackle.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

All of them were pagans. This blanket belonged to the Sky horseman who supported order on the earth.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

They lived separately. But soon ‘big people’ came. They were interested in deforestation as Siberia is rish in forests.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

They continued cutting trees but local weather was too severe and soon the people decided to build a railway station.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

The railroad was constructed by 1967. People engaged in the construction were very enthusiastic and believed in better future.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Then suddenly natural gas field was discovered here. ‘Ministry of Gas Industry, Tyumen manufacturing group on gas transportation and delivery’.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

This is how the Siberian land was developed.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

The first gas pipe line.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

The place was called Komsomolsk before and later renamed into Yugorsk.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Central hall of the museum.

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Deep Roots Of Siberia

Location: Yugorsk

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1 thought on “Deep Roots Of Siberia”

  1. Great photos. Some of the photos remind me of Finnish Sami (in other countries too, not only Finland).

    Misha! Awesome. He’s a much better Olympic mascot than those two angry, creepy, one-eyed robots of London!

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