The year of the languages of the INDIGENOUS PEOPLE at the TSPU
Specialists of the Department of the Siberian people of the Faculty of foreign languages of the TSPU and Tomsk regional public organization "Union of Indigenous Peoples of the North of the Tomsk Region" have organized a joint festival “The Languages of the Peoples of Siberia - Our Cultural Heritage” for students of the Tomsk Basic Medical College.
The meeting started with a video about the Interregional Festival of Indigenous Peoples of Siberia "Etudes of the North", which is held annually on the Oskino Lake in Parabeli and entered the TOP 200 best events of the year. Irina Anatolyevna Korobeynikova, President of the Union of Indigenous Minorities invited everyone to attend the festival in August 2019.
From the presentation of E.A. Kryukova, Head of the Department of Languages of the Peoples of Siberia of the TSPU, students and teachers of the college learned about the indigenous peoples living on the territory of the Tomsk Region and neighboring regions.
Grigory Korotkikh, a student of the Faculty of Foreign languages of the TSPU and assistant to the president of the organization, spoke about the activities of the regional public organization “Union of Indigenous Peoples of the North of the Tomsk Region”, and invited students to participate in Selkup language classes.
The event was accompanied by songs in the Selkup language, and ended with a photo session: the students and teachers of the college were given the opportunity to take pictures of themselves in the Selkup accessories.