Representatives of Yamal will show the initiative on the youth forum «Russian North»
13:58 24 ноября 2015
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The delegation of Yamal will participate in the forum of youth from indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation «Russian North». It will take place in Moscow Oblast on the 4th-9th of December.
It will gather more than 140 graduate students, heads of public associations and young specialists in order to discuss important issues of researching, preserving and developing of original culture, century traditions of population of different Russian regions. This information was given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» by the director of the regional Youth center Stepan Zinchenko. As he notes, Yamal will be represented by 8 participants – representatives of the youth public movement «Yamal is for descendants», employees of the Scientific center for study of the Arctic.
The delegation of the arctic region will bring presentational video materials about the region, the film «White Yagel», Nenets and Khanty national clothes. Also guests will be able to taste delicacies of Yamal. A candidate to masters of sport in northern all-round Sergey Vanuito will conduct the master-class on jumping over narty (northern sledge), throwing of a tynzyan (a rope-lasso for catching reindeer) on a khorey (a long pole for driving a reindeer team), mas-wrestling and other kinds of ethnic sport.
The program of the forum includes the presentation of the project «The Atlas of peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation». Also several thematic sections, the youth creative workshop will be opened. Project sessions of the participants and interactive games will take place.
The event is being organized for creation of platform for support of youth initiatives and formation of the community of young representatives of the North, who are able to unite efforts to solve socially significant issues of northern Russian regions. It is being conducted by the Federal agency on affairs of youth, the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, the Foundation to support civil initiatives at support of the Federal agency on affairs of nationalities and the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation.