In this true account, a reindeer herder remembers a special event. While settled in the Tundra for spring, the man saw a female bear and her cubs rummaging through his food sledge. Finding that the animals had ruined all his provisions he called for help with a radio transmitter and got sent food by a helicopter.
Recording: This text was recorded in Potapovo in 2009 by Andrey Shluinsky and Maria Ovsjannikova. Transcribed by Maria Ovsjannikova with the help of Ekaterina Glibchenko, glossed by Andrey Shluinsky.