The best folklorists were defined in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. They were awarded with prizes
17:15 21 мая 2019
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Prizewinners in the sphere of folkloristic activity in 2019 were defined, according to the decision of the expert council in the sphere of folklore of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.
In the nomination “Soul of peoples of Yamal” there are the following winners in the sub-nominations:
“Cultural heritage of Nenets people” – Tako Yaptik (the settlement Yar-Salye, Yamalskiy district”. He was born in tundra of Novy Port, in a family of hereditary reindeer herders. Since his childhood he had listened to ancient legends and narrations from his father. He knows Nenets folklore, is a connoisseur of ethnic songs: “yarobts”, “khynobts”, “sandbabts” and others (the note – the ethnic songs touching upon different aspects of life of Nenets people, showing their vision of the world include heroic songs, lamentations, household songs and others). Tako Yaptik leads the nomadic way of life.
“Cultural heritage of Khanty people” – Lyubov Taligina (the settlement Muzhi, Shuryshkarskiy district). She was born in a large family of hereditary reindeer herders. Lyubov is a skilled craftswoman, knows many fairy-tales, sings songs in her native language.
“Cultural heritage of Selkoup people” – Margarita Morokova (the settlement Tolka, Krasnoselkoup district). She is a teacher of elementary school and a teacher of Selkoup language in the boarding school of Tolka. Margarita has unique knowledge on folkloristic art-works, authors of books in Selkoup language, poems and stories about life of indigenous population.
In the nomination “Family of Yamal” there are the following winners in the sub-nominations:
“Nenets family” – family of Aleksey Vengo and Zinaida Klimova (the settlement Yar-Salye, Yamalskiy district). Zinaida is a skilled needlewoman, sews traditional ethnic clothes, Aleksey is a connoisseur of Nenets culture — rituals, customs, signs and tokens, folk recipes, he writes poems, stories, translates into Nenets language. This March the family became the owner of the Grand-Prix in the open contest “Nomadic Family”, which is conducted every year within the open traditional competitions for the Cup of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Nadym.
“Khanty family” – family of Andrey Pugurchin and Olesya Pugurchina (the settlement Ovgort, Shuryshkarskiy district”. The large family leads the nomadic way of life. The Reindeer Herder’s Day is the favorite holiday, and the whole family participates in it. Olesya is a skilled craftswoman, and Andrey is a participant of contests in folklore.
“Selkoup family” – family of Marina Irikova (the settlement Tolka, Krasnoselkoup district). Marina is one of skilled creatively working teachers in the center “Miloserdiye” (Mercy). She knows different methods of bringing up, modern educational technologies. She uses her knowledge of Selkoup culture and language in her work.