Diupkun

Behind the Polar Circle, behind the civilization: Diupkun and Harpich

After one week in Chirinda, we moved further North and away from civilization. To reach Oleg's hunting hut by snowmobiles, we had to cross woods, a few hills, frozen rivers and lakes. It's been 30 years, since Oleg started to live and hunt by the Diupkun lake. "I'm not killing, I'm producing", - he explains about hunting. Firstly, he lived there with his family. Now only his helpers come to live and work with him. All of them have their duties and responsibilities. When not working, they either smoke and drink tea or sit quietly in the hut and think about something. They look like meditating...

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