Neryungrinsky District develops ‘Young Reindeer Herder’ movement
Yakutia 24 TG channel: “Young Reindeer Herder” movement is being developed in Iengra village, Neryungrinsky region, the main task if which is to transfer skills and preserve Evenki traditions.
In addition to extra-curricular theory, the movement implements practical classes in deer herds on weekends and holidays. For children, folk Evenki games and deer races are organized.
“Our movement has about 30 children, every year the number of participants is growing. They learn reindeer skills in a playful way. Not everyone can go to the herds to their parents,” says head of the movement Alena Kolesova. In early March, the traditional festival “Reindeer Herder’s Day” will take place in Iengra, where the pupils of the movement will demonstrate their skills by participating in races along with adults.