Within the congress in Yakutia the representatives of Yamal presented suggestions on development of northern reindeer husbandry
16:57 17 марта 2017
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Employment of a woman in tundra is still not defined officially. Therefore, it is necessary to bring in the notion “choum rabotnitsa” into the classifier of working professions (the note: a choum-keeper (like a housekeeper), a reindeer herder’s wife working in a choum, running household and helping in reindeer herding; a choum is a traditional dwelling of nomads, reindeer herders; it is similar to a tepee).
It will allow give reliable social guarantees to women-keepers of severe household in tundra. This information was given by the first deputy governor of Yamal Aleksey Sitnikov on the plenary session of the congress of reindeer herders in Yakutia, on which heads of delegations spoke on their reports about modern state of reindeer husbandry in their regions.
Besides, the suggestions of Yamal to federal bodies of the power include acceleration of adoption of veterinary rules in identification and registration of animals, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs. It is necessary for conducting of global implanting chips to the whole herd in the region. Preparations to it have been already conducted. Financing for purchasing of means of animals’ tagging was foreseen in the regional budget, and the plan on conducting of the work was formed. All suggestions of the participants of the plenary session will be included to the final resolution.
As we should remind, the region is being represented by the director of the department of agro-industrial complex, trade and foodstuff Viktor Yugai, the chairperson of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Sergey Yamkin, the chairperson of the Russian Union of Reindeer Herders Dmitriy Khorolya, representatives of bodies of the power, heads and employees of leading reindeer-herding enterprises and communities of the arctic region and also private reindeer herders.
The festive activities dedicated to the Day of the Arctic in Yakutia will take place in the evening. It is one of the most favorite holidays in the Republic. The program includes sports games of reindeer herders – they will compete in jumps over narty (northern nomadic sledge), throwing of a tynzyan on a khorey (a rope lasso for catching reindeer on a long pole for driving a reindeer team), northern wrestling. The congress will be completed with the holiday concert and the ceremony of awarding of winners in the interregional games of reindeer herders.