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Under My Chum

Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translation: Paul E. Richardson

Jan/Feb 2009
Page 28   ( 8 pages)

Summary: The assignment sounded simple enough: provide medical and cultural support to a small, indigenous population... But it was in the remote Kanin Peninsula, between the Arctic and Barents Seas. Nikolai Gernet nonetheless jumped at the opportunity and brought back this story of the nomadic Nenets reindeer herders.

This article appeared in the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.

Weblinks related to this story:

  • Yasavey Site Site of the organization that organizes cultural and medical aide to the Nenets.