Forest Enets

The orphan and the old man

An Enets speaker recalls one of the tales that her father used to tell when she was younger. The tale is about the life of an orphan boy and his relationship with a neighbouring old man. 

Recording: The story was recorded in Potapovo in 2010 by Andrey Shluinsky, Natalya Stoynova and Maria Ovsjannikova. It was transcribed on paper by Viktor Palchin, edited and glossed by Andrey Shluinsky.