«True people» (Nenei nenecha) – self-name of Nenets, the indigenous people of the Yamal peninsula, and the name of the complex 2015–2016 ethnographic expedition. Project participants and the visitors of the resource will be the part of the reindeer herders's family during the whole year just to «dive» in the casual life of the modern XXI century nomads.


Alexandra Terekhina

human 1


Alexander Volkovitsky

human 2


Galina Mataras



Chairman of the «Yamal» (Yamal regional public movement of the indigenous minorities of the North). «Yamal» supports the expedition in different spheres, from organizational to moral.

Maria Terekhina



Linguist, interpreter, artist and traveller. Maria is the project publicist, the official website and social network sites administrator.

Victor Shiryaev



Orientalist, sinologist,psychologist. The official website and social network sites administrator.

Svetlana Yando



Philologist, teacher of the native language and literature. The chief Nenets interpreter of the project.

Sergey Brovtsyn



Designer. The official website developer and administrator.