Sami Gällivare, Sweden Photographed by Erika Larsen NOVEMBER ISSUE Sven Skaltje was saddened to find the carcasses of two female reindeer whose antlers had become entangled during a dominance struggle in northern Sweden. He estimates it took three days for them to die of starvation. After separating the bodies, he saw from the ear markings that one belonged to him and the other to his cousin. Skaltje is much admired by the younger Sami in his herding group, but he is unsure whether the skills he teaches them will endure.
i met my homie from the internets by the round thing in the middle, except i was at the station across the street dropped off by a bus. our common bond? pure wankers. that and we shoot the minolta/sony a-mount.
Thanks to Manfred who took this shot -my Swedish brother from a Viking mother. Actually a very thoughtful and kind gent - he never would have been able to pillage and plunder. I on the other hand …..