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Survival in the Siberian Tundra: the Nenets people

The National Geographic Magazine, March 1998, pp. 120-137

Photo by Maria Stenzel

Nenets people waiting for transportation, with Lenin's statue still there: please have a careful look at that lady's overcoat!

National Geographic writer Fen Montaigne reports: "What's remarkable about these people is not that they are some ancient tribe just discovered in the wilds of the Russian Arctic, but that they have survived the modern era -- and communism -- virtually intact".