The Nenets people. The Edge of the Land by Vsevolod Tarasevich, 1960s. Part 2 (Part 1)
The Nenets, also known as Samoyeds, are an indigenous people in northern arctic Russia. According to the latest census in 2010, there are 44,857 Nenets in the Russian Federation. They have a shamanistic and animistic belief system which stresses respect for the land and its resources.