Nils Johan Mienna, photographed by Eric Borg for a 1977 National Geographic article about the Saami reindeer herders of arctic Europe.

Nils Johan Mienna, photographed by Eric Borg for a 1977 National Geographic article about the Saami reindeer herders of arctic Europe.

Siberia: the Nenets are completely isolated reindeer herders, living with temperatures from minus 50°C in winter to 35°C in summer. By Jimmy Nelson in "Before they pass away"

Stunning Photographs of the World’s Last Indigenous Tribes

Siberia: the Nenets are completely isolated reindeer herders, living with temperatures from minus 50°C in winter to 35°C in summer. By Jimmy Nelson in "Before they pass away"

Unknown Chukchi man with reindeer herd. http://siberianwonders.com/2011/05/chukchi-people-chukchi-sea-chukotka-nation-of-reindeer-herders-whale-hunters-chukotka-far-east-russia/

Unknown Chukchi man with reindeer herd. http://siberianwonders.com/2011/05/chukchi-people-chukchi-sea-chukotka-nation-of-reindeer-herders-whale-hunters-chukotka-far-east-russia/

Sami reindeer herder, Aslak, cooks over a fire in his tent on spring migration. North Norway.: Kautokeino, Norwegian Lapland.

Sami reindeer herder, Aslak, cooks over a fire in his tent on spring migration. North Norway.: Kautokeino, Norwegian Lapland.

Sami Reindeer Herders | Sami reindeer herder dressed in Gakti, traditional dress, Lapland ...

Sami Reindeer Herders | Sami reindeer herder dressed in Gakti, traditional dress, Lapland ...

This girl lives in the Mongolian taiga along with her family. They are one of the few reindeer herders left in the world #mongolia #instatravel #travel

This girl lives in the Mongolian taiga along with her family. They are one of the few reindeer herders left in the world #mongolia #instatravel #travel

Photographer Erika Larsen traveled to Scandinavia to document the lives of the Sami people. The Sami’s spread across northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Sami’s are best known for their.

I am fairly obsessed with reindeer, even more so since I found out my great-grandfather's family were reindeer herders.  :-)

I am fairly obsessed with reindeer, even more so since I found out my great-grandfather's family were reindeer herders. :-)

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