The deserved awards are being given within the forum of indigenous peoples of the North
17:56 23 марта 2017
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The ceremony of awarding of the participants with deserved medals, letters of gratitude and international prizes is taking place within the international forum of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation. The list includes about 20 people.
4 people were awarded for significant contribution to harmonization of interethnic and cross-national relations, preservation of cultural identity of peoples of the North with the medal “For civil initiative”. Among them there is professor of the chair of Uralic languages, folklore and literature at the Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University Maria Barmich. During 50 years of work at the university she made considerable contribution to development of Nenets written speech, educated more than 300 specialists on Samoyedic languages. She is a candidate of philological sciences and the first woman-scientist of Nenets people. She is the author of 30 textbooks and teaching aids.
10 people were awarded with the letters of gratitude of the governor of Yamal Dmitriy Kobylkin for significant contribution to preservation of cultural identity and traditional lifestyle of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation. The chairperson of the tribal reindeer herding community “Yukte” of Amur Oblast Yelena Kolesova is among the awarded persons. She is the example of unselfish service to interests of indigenous peoples of Russia, a hereditary reindeer herder and a keeper of recipes of Evenk cuisine.
A member of the Board of elders of the Association of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation, the Deputy Chairman of the Duma of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Yeremey Aipin was awarded with the jubilee medal of the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples Secretariat in the sign of recognition of significance of contribution to preservation of culture and traditional lifestyle of indigenous peoples of the circumpolar region.
The Executive Secretary of the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples Secretariat Elle Merete Omma gave the award to the author of more than 20 artistic and publicistic works, a public and political figure of Russia, the honored worker of culture of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Yeremey Aipin.
The St. Andrew the First-Called International Prize for Faith and Faithfulness was given to a member of the Union of writers of the USSR, a laureate of the Literary Prize of Ural Federal Okrug Anna Nerkagi.
Also on this day the participants were awarded with letters of gratitude of the governor of Tyumen Oblast Vladimir Yakushev.