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Children of the Tundra

Nomadic Nenets children at a city boarding school miss the freedom of the Arctic

People living in the tundra are accustomed to a nomadic life. Their homes are ascetic, food is basic, and deers are their everything. They don’t watch TV or use the Internet. However, their children do go to boarding schools, but not all parents are in favor of them. Find out more about life and education out on the tundra on RTDoc.

Nenets people reindeer herding
For the Nenets indigenous people, life revolves around reindeer herding, which provides the nomads with food, shelter and transportation.