Reindeer Hunters of Siberia

Valentina Gorbacheva
Russian Museum of Ethnography

Nganansan infant in a cradle, 1970.
No. MAE N 2003-152

Siberia occupies approximately sixty-seven percent of the territory of Russia and is inhabited by more than thirty indigenous ethnic groups. A significant part of this population is comprised by peoples of the Far North who are small in number and differ from one another in language and many elements of material and spiritual culture.

Foreword| Intro| Hunters| Shamans| People| Healing| Readings| Objects