Forest Enets

Mother’s idol

A Forest Enets man discusses his family’s relationships with idols. While his grandfather and father did not have idols, his grandmother and mother had one. They walked around with a little doll wrapped in a clothes, which unfortunately was lost after the women’s passing.

Recording: The testimony was recorded in Potapovo in 2010 by Andrey Shluinsky. It was transcribed by Andrey Shluinsky with the help of Vitaliy Bolin and glossed by Andrey Shluinsky.