Making it easier to understand. The Yamal Union of Reindeer Herders will issue the phrase book
15:32 13 марта 2019
Категории: News in English
This year declared by the United Nations as the Year of indigenous languages of the world the Yamal Union of Reindeer Herders plans to issue the phrase book in languages of indigenous peoples of the North for state, municipal employees, workers of institutions, enterprises and organizations. This information was given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” by the executive director of the Yamal Union of Reindeer Herders Timur Akchurin.
According to him, the publication will include phrases that are most often used in everyday life in order, for example, a state or municipal employee, arriving at the reindeer herders’ camp or a fishing camp, could explain the purpose of his visit to an indigenous resident, would understand his answer and would answer questions.
“Knowledge of at least the basics of the interlocutor’s language is always not only useful but also nice for him”, said Timur Akchurin. – “The phrase book will contain words in Nenets, Khanty, Selkoup and Russian. It will help to communicate with indigenous people in any district of Yamal”.