Yakutia. A master bone carver, folk artist Aburtsev works in a workshop, applies an ornament to a mammoth tusk, discusses ornamental sketches with colleagues. Fragments of the ornament. The inscription on the tusk: "Sacred Ilmen". A tusk in the museum exposition. Sightseers examine the tusk. A wedge of geese flies in the sky. Aburtsev looks into the sky. Geese take off from the water, fly over the river. In the background - views of the city. Aburtsev goes on skis through the forest, reads a book to children at home.