How to live and look Chukchi
• How to live and look Chukchi
If you think you have arrived in Chukotka, will continually observe scenes of anecdotes about the Chukchi, I want to disappoint you. The probability of encountering the Chukchi is about the same as the face with a polar bear. Today, the indigenous people like the Red Book beast: we spent a lot of time questioning the locals and have been a quest before finding two of its representatives.
Details of these meetings under the cut ...
Our first hero was found in an abandoned village. On a tip from friends, we learned that he is fishing here. Indeed, having arrived at the place, we found it beams (Fisherman's House):
The interior is very Spartan:
Our hero has been extremely hard-working man. Adjacent work Russian fishermen, they said that the day Chukchi fisherman catches three times more than they do. And sticks, apparently, seven days a week:
In addition, the little man open and positive. It is not opposed selfie and friendly smile to the camera:
This is his fish nalovlennaya morning. In fact, private fishermen catch is not as much as it seems:
The catch close-up:
Other Chukchi we also found on a tip: they gave us his home address in Pevek. We came without warning, and the man was a little taken aback a visit of the delegation:
sat grandson of the owner, but he did not come to us in the next room. We did not insist on familiarity and pacing around the house:
settled down in the kitchen and talked a bit about your life?
The man assured that the Chukchi live normally. Nobody oppresses, although special preferences either. In Pevek with a population of about four thousand people live on less Chukchi 100. The thing is that indigenous, traditional Chukchi go away from the city to the tundra and there engaged in fishing and reindeer:
He lives modestly, worked all his life in the local ohotohozyaystva. Now retired. His life and everything that happens today in Chukotka and in the country he was pleased: