The film tells about the folk art of the peoples of Chukotka, about the art of bone carving.
A resident of Chukotka with a figure in his hands, carved from walrus bone.
Products and souvenirs made of walrus bone, created by Chukchi masters of the Uelen bone cutting workshop, interior view of the museum hall of the workshop.
Patterns and drawings made on walrus tusks.
The figure of a female seal, created by the master of table sculpture Tukai.
Samples of table sculpture made of walrus tusk.
Summer Chukchi landscape (panorama), whale bones on the shore.
The remains of the frame of the dwelling made of whale ribs.
The fire is made by friction with the help of special devices.
The shaman performs an ancient ritual, dances and beats a tambourine.
Ritual on the background of a burning fire.
A figurine of a Chukchi deity.
Holding an ancient thanksgiving ceremony with the smearing of faces with fresh deer blood.
Preparation of ritual food for spirits.
Hunters arrange bowls with ritual food for the beast.
Ritual miniatures made of bone from the late 19th century.
Master carver at work, figures carved from bone.
Patterns and engravings on walrus bone products.
The process of creating drawings on the bone, the face of the craftswoman.
Genre scenes from Chukchi mythology, depicted on the bone.
Portraits of V. I. Lenin and I. V. Stalin, drawings in the style of socialist realism, made on bone.
Welen master bone cutters at work.
Hand-painted walrus tusks.
Samples of products made of walrus bone.
Making a table sculpture.
The master carves a figure of the Chukotka Peliken symbol from the bone.
Pelican figurines of different sizes.
Meeting of the art council of the bone-cutting workshop, inspection of finished souvenirs.
Souvenir badges made of bone.
Walrus hunting in the ice.
A moving herd of deer.
Reindeer herders throw harnesses for catching deer.
A woman makes a skin.
Samples of products with Chukchi embroidery, a craftswoman at work.
Meeting of the art council of the bone-cutting workshop, inspection of new products made of walrus bone.
Figures made of walrus bone.
Locations: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug