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A female Nenet preparing hide early in the morning.

Both male and female Nenets wear hip-high reindeer skin boots consisting of an inner (Tobaki) and outer boot (Kisy). In this image, Nadia Serotetto is preparing hide for boots she'll sew using sinew as thread. Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2016
Photo Location: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia
Copyright: © Matthew McMahon
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.29.17
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