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The Nenets, also known as Samoyeds, are an indigenous people in northern arctic Russia. The Nenets have a very rich tradition of working with fur, as many of the northern people do. The men and women basically wear the same thing, a parka like shirt with a hood, and often a bib flap in front, baggy pants and boots. 

Explore their rich and beautiful textile tradition

Source: Andrey Shapran