14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Future herder

Children of reindeer herders learn to handle animals since early childhood. They are from an early age used to stand the harsh way of life of indigenous peoples of the North, they are brought directly into the camp, the parents teach the children the skills of living in nature. Children of reindeer herders learn from an early age to follow the horned handsome men, receiving a gift from his father, some reindeer and a private sign for marking.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Russia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Kamil Nureev