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WATCH: Israelis venture into Siberian tundra to record Tribal families’ histories

An Israeli delegation of MyHeritage’s Tribal Quest Expedition project documented 13 family trees, with information from over 3,000 people in the isolated communities of Siberia.



A delegation of the Israeli MyHeritage company recently returned from a monthlong stay with the remote Nenets tribe, an indigenous people of the Siberian arctic.

The journey was part of a Tribal Quest Expedition project, which sees MyHeritage members documenting the stories of the people they meet as a continuation of its mission “to preserve the family histories of remote tribes.”


“People living in remote locations with limited access to modern technology don’t have the tools to digitize their rich family histories, and they are often left unrecorded,” the Tribal Quest web page states.
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