Kamchatka, Russia | Where the Salmon Rule, National Geographic Magazine: Koryak Life | Northern Kamchatka, Russia

Flies are a big problem on these drying racks.  More attention is paid to the right side of this rack— human food.  The left side of the rack is for dog food. Russians couldn’t get enough fish for the winter in this place without an indigenous connection in their fishing camps. Koryaks are an indigenous people of Kamchatka Krai in the Russian Far East, who inhabit the coastlands of the Bering Sea to the south of the Anadyr basin and the country to the immediate north of the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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