Tundra Nenets

The giant forest monsters

A folktale recounting the adventures of a human hunter and his encounter with the giant monsters of the forest.

Recording: This particular version of the text was recorded in Päivölä (Finland) in 2014 by Irina Nikolaeva. The same text was first recorded by Kazimir Labanauskas and published in Labanauskas (1995: 55-60).

Image credit: Photograph taken in Nelmin Nos in 2003 by Irina Nikolaeva.