This year the ethnic tour “To Kar-Nat” became all-Russian
9:00 21 февраля 2017
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The trading station Kar-Nat gave the start to the Reindeer Herder’s Day in the whole Yamal. This is one of key, popular and original holidays of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North. On this day the trading station was full of colors of national costumes and national flavor.
Once again the center for development of tourism conducted the tour “To Kar-Nat”. The program included the tour on history of Purovsky district, the ritual “For Good Luck”, the master-class on making talismans of juniper and antler, the master-class on cooking of frozen fish “stroganina”, rides by reindeer sleighs and snowmobiles, the ceremony of northern tea tasting “For health”, photographing in national clothes. The participants saw the competitions on national kinds of sports among agricultural enterprises of Purovsky district: northern wrestling, throwing a tynzyan on a khorey (a rope-lasso for catching reindeer on a long pole for driving a reindeer team), triple jump, jumping over narty (sledges), snowmobile races.
According to the information given to IA “Sever-Press” in the center for development of tourism of Purovsky district, the borders of the tour are being extended, this year it became all-Russian. The participants came from the Republic of Crimea. The guests underline that having been on such a holiday, they received a feeling of belonging to traditions of indigenous peoples of the North, which they were able to save, in spite of difficulties of life in tundra.