14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
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
||Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia
||© Matthew McMahon
|Photo of the Day: 03.29.17