Blogs of the founder of the museum Ivan Shemanovskiy and Kupec N on Instagram
15:39 20 января 2020
Категории: News in English
Starting with this year, the main museum of Yamal together with the regional state TV and radio company “Yamal-Region” begin broadcasting many-century history of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug by father Irinarkh and Kupec N (Merchant N) on Instagram. The event is dedicated to the celebration of the 90th anniversary of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
The basic aim of the given project is to show and tell history of the region through modern means, to form cognitive activity and interest of the younger generation to history of the native country through study of history of the native region.
The profile page of father Irinarkh (Ivan Shemanovskiy) is dedicated to his life in Obdorsk (former name of Salekhard) in the time of his missionary activity from 1898 to 1911, where he by own strength formed a non-Slavic boarding school and a missionary school, opened a library and a museum of local history. He also created Obdorsk missionary brotherhood in the name of Saint Gurias, Archbishop of Kazan and Sviyazh miracle worker patronizing all the above-mentioned institutions. In addition, he secured funds for organizing of the women’s missionary community in Obdorsk, and was one of the first to engage in gardening and growing vegetables in the northern latitudes.
Thanks to the rich collection of historical photographs and manuscripts of Irinarch himself, the personal page of Ivan Shemanovskiy will acquaint readers with residents of Obdorsk, their everyday life and lifestyle.
Father Irinarch left a great mark in history of Yamal as a teacher, historian, ethnographer and outstanding cultural figure.
The profile page of Kupec N (Merchant N) is dedicated to the most famous dates and events in the region, in particular, Obdorsk Fair, prices and goods and drinking establishments in Obdorsk, including reminiscences of various people about the winter fair, which had ranked third after Nizhny Novgorod and Irbitskaya fairs in importance since 1825. The content of the page is based on archived photo, video, and radio materials of the Museum and Exhibition Complex and the company “Yamal-Region”, memoirs and newspaper interviews.
The profile pages of the heroes are @IVANSSHEMANOVSKY and @KUPEC_N.