Yulia Taleeva and Petr Ledkov speak in their native Nenets language.

Samish members describe what it was like to eat raw reindeer meat.

Samish members describe encountering an unexpected stereotype.

Kelly Hall describes traditional stories shared by the Samish and Nenets.

Hall describes the connection to place shared by the Samish and Nenets.

Toby McLeod describes the similar group labor approach of both indigenous groups.

Samish describe Nenets traditional dress, nomadic lifestyle seen in Russia.

Taleeva comments on weather, Ledkov asks about local deer.

Samish Canoe Family sings happy birthday to a member.

— Reporter Kimberly Cauvel: 360-416-2199, kcauvel@skagitpublishing.com, Twitter: @Kimberly_SVH, Facebook.com/bykimberlycauvel

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