The representatives of Yamal organized the autumn nomadic camp on the international exhibition-fair
14:37 27 апреля 2017
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The 12th international exhibition-fair “Treasures of the North. Craftsmen and artists of Russia 2017” was opened on the 27th of April in Moscow. It will last till the 1st of May.
Yamal has participated in the event that plays a big role in life of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North already for the twelfth time. The delegation is being headed by the president of the Association of indigenous peoples “Yamal is for descendants” Edward Yaungad. Sixty representatives from all districts of Yamal are showing its originality in all nominations of contest programs and thematic sections of the exhibition. This information was given by the deputy director of regional department on affairs of indigenous peoples of the North Renat Pyak to journalists.
The program of the exhibition-fair includes the opening ceremony, scientific and business activities, bright contests and interesting master classes. The representatives of Yamal are participating in the discussion “Cultural economy of indigenous peoples as a part of sustainable development of local communities and territories: from people’s crafts to business” and in the seminar dedicated to specifics of modern existing of folkloric traditions of indigenous ethnic minorities.
Tazovskiy, Purovskiy and Nadymskiy districts sent large teams with choums (a choum is a nomadic dwelling of reindeer herders; it is similar to a tepee) – a whole Yamal nomadic camp. Last year nomads of Yamal presented a winter choum in the snow, this time the autumn nomadic camp will be decorated with the reindeer moss.