Tayana Arakchaa

Tayana Arakchaa
  • Contest: Peoples of the North
  • Note: Hunting East-Siberian Laika
  • Locate: Serlig-Khem Taiga
  • City: Adyr-Kezhig
  • Comment: The Tozhu reindeer herder-hunters heavily rely on indigenous hunting dog breed Laika in winter. In the fall of 2014 the majority of dogs in the camps died from canine distemper. The young reindeer herder-hunter lost his dog. He borrowed this dog from his kin.