The contest for the best knowledge of languages of classic writers of Yamal was announced in the region
15:21 25 января 2018
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The contest for the special prizes of Prokopiy Saltykov, Leonid Laptsuy and Sergey Irikov for the best coverage of preservation and development of cultural heritage of indigenous northerners in native languages in printing editions was announced in Yamal. The department on affairs of indigenous peoples of the North in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is receiving applications for participation from the 5th of February to the 26th of March.
An author from Yamal, who composes in native language – Nenets, Khanty or Selkoup, can become a participant of the contest. The topics for work are the following: “Native speech”, “Community – yesterday, today, tomorrow”, “Yamal is my home”, “Family”. One of the rules of the contest is: works must be published in media, magazines or as a separate edition and, of course, meet the criteria of good knowledge of native language, artistic merits of a text, relevance of a topic. Three prizes in 50 thousand rubles each will be given to winners.
As we should remind, in 2017 for the best coverage of the set themes in Nenets language the first place was given to a teacher of the boarding school of the settlement Salemal, Yamalskiy district Yelena Salinder for her art-work “Chastichka Rodiny” (“A particle of the Motherland”).
A woman-pensioner from Salekhard Nadezhda Longortova was awarded among authors writing in Khanty language for her art-work “Devochki, smotrite; malchiki, slushaite” (“Girls, look; boys, listen”).
The diploma of the winner for the best coverage in Selkoup language was given to Lyudmila Petrova from the settlement Tolka, Krasnoselkoup district for the art-work “Svyaz pokoleniy” (“The link between generations”).