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On the Yamal Peninsula will create a national digital sound Depository

In Salekhard in the Museum and exhibition complex named after I. S. Shemanovsky from 19 to 22 November will be held scientific-practical conference dedicated to the creation of a National digital sound Depository. The conference will bring together leading scientists of the Institute of Russian literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Pushkin house), the specialists of the Institute of linguistic studies, academic institutions, including from Europe and the institutions of culture of Yamal, announced on 11 November, the correspondent of IA REGNUM in the press service of the Governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

Prior to the conference will be prepared exhibition of new acquisitions for the period of 2005-2008, exposure exhibited from the collections of the Museum of Extinct city Arctic - Mangazeya". Colleagues from St. Petersburg will bring in a gift to the Museum-exhibition complex facsimile edition of A. S. Pushkin, which can be seen at the exhibition. In addition, Pushkin House will present an exhibition of the earliest media audio information - wax cylinders and plates.

Recall that in August in St. Petersburg hosted the international scientific-practical conference "national digital sound Depository - technology safeguarding of the audio heritage of Russia", which summed up the preliminary results of the implementation of the project, and discussed scientific and technical issues related to the safeguarding of the audio heritage of Russia and foreign experience of similar work. With the establishment of a sound Depository Yamal will receive priority access to this archive. It is supposed to make use of the archive on the Yamal Peninsula, accessible to any user.



Interesting fact:

The Nenets (self — Nenets; former names — Samoyeds, uraki), a people inhabiting a large area from the Kola Peninsula to the right Bank (downstream) of the Yenisei. Speak Nenets language. Samoyedic-speaking ancestors of the Nenets, some of which was probably familiar with the reindeer, in the 1st Millennium B. C. under the pressure of nomadic pastoral tribes relocated from the taiga and forest-steppe regions of southern Siberia, where they mingled with the aboriginal hunting and fishing population (in the traditions of the Nenets last called Siirt). The Nenets led a nomadic life. The basis of their economy were herding reindeer herding, land and sea hunting, fishing. Before the October revolution of 1917 large remnants of the clan system existed pronounced inequality. Part of the Nenets perceived Orthodoxy, the majority adhered to animistic beliefs, widespread shamanism.