Representatives of Yamal brought the film «White Yagel», delicacies and national clothes to Moscow
14:44 4 декабря 2015
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The forum of youth of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of Russia «Russian North» is taking place in Moscow. More than 150 delegates from 41 indigenous peoples became its participants.
They are youth leaders from 28 regions of the country, who are busy with research, development and preservation of socioeconomic potential, traditional way of life and cultural values of indigenous ethnic minorities of Russia. Yamal is being represented by 8 participants – leaders and participants of the youth branch of the regional association of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North «Yamal is for descendants», students and working young people.
The presentational materials about Yamal, the film «White Yagel» (reindeer moss), national clothes of peoples of the Yamal North will be demonstrated to the guests of the forum. Also they will be able to taste delicacies of the arctic region. The representatives of Yamal are planning to organize the master-class on jumps over narty (northern sledges), throwing of a tynzyan on a khorey (a rope-lasso for catching reindeer on a long pole for driving a reindeer team), mas-wrestling and other kinds of ethnic sport, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.
As we should note, before the beginning of the forum the head of the apparatus of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation Sergey Smirnov told journalists about significance for the Public Chamber of effective support of traditions of all peoples in the big country. As he adds, the Public Chamber initiated conducting of such forums. In particular, issues arousing anxiety in the society are discussed on them.
As he says, one of the problems outlined within this work touches upon development of culture of remote territories and small settlements. Specialists applied to the President of Russia. As a result, in his message he noted that the special grant of support would be created for solving this problem. Sergey Smirnov expressed gratitude to the governor of Yamal for active participation in preservation of culture of indigenous peoples and organizing of the forum.