My People Are Always With Me

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“For me, my people are everything. My language, my people are always with me. ”

For Takie Dela, Mary Gelman photographed the story of seamstress Elena Ader who works to save the Nenet culture from disappearing. Elena Ader has sewn traditional Nenets clothing all her life, and several years ago she began to combine national elements with modern fashion trends.