Interns at the Meeting of North and Indigenous Peoples Committee of Krasnoyarsk Krais Legislative Assembly
: 03/04/2009
: LIENIP News



A meeting of North and Indigenous peoples Committee of Krasnoyarsk Krais Legislative Assembly was held on March 25 on the initiative of regional public organization Information Legal Center of Indigenous Peoples of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Interns of the training course Education in the Field of Human Rights and Rights of Indigenous Peoples took part in the meeting. Vladimir Surotkin, deputy, member of North and Indigenous peoples Committee of Legislative Assembly; Vasily Nechaev, chairman of Education, Science, and Culture Committee of Legislative Assembly; Roman Barinov, deputy head of Public Relations Department of Krasnoyarsk Krais governor; Valentina Bokova, head of North and Support of Indigenous Peoples Agency of Krasnoyarsk Krai; representatives of Krasnoyarsk Krais Ministry of Education and regional Association of Public Indigenous Organizations of the North of Krasnoyarsk Krai also took part in the meeting.

At the beginning of the meeting Lyudmila Magomedova, deputy and member of North and Indigenous peoples Committee of Legislative Assembly, made a short speech and Elena Nechushkina presented regional public organization Informational Legal Center of Indigenous Peoples of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Then Valentina Bokova, head of North and Support of Indigenous Peoples Agency of Krasnoyarsk Krai told about todays development stage of Krai Concept of Sustainable Development of Krasnoyarsk Krais Indigenous Peoples and Original Habitat and Traditional Living of Krasnoyarsk Krais Indigenous Peoples Protection Act. They also paid attention to Krai target programme Small-Numbered Indigenous Peoples of Krasnoyarsk Krai in 2009 2011 and North Territories Act.
Inters had an opportunity to ask questions. They touched upon the issues of closure of school in Pasechnoye Village (Tyukhtet District), late hunting and fishing licenses, teaching of native languages, non-payment of prescribed student aid to representatives of small-numbered indigenous peoples of the North of Krasnoyarsk Krai, denial of benefits, state support of indigenous communities, difficulties in transportation and distribution of trade products.
They came to a mutual agreement to further interaction between North and Indigenous peoples Committee of Krasnoyarsk Krais Legislative Assembly and regional public organization Information Legal Center of Indigenous Peoples of Krasnoyarsk Krai to continue working on the assigned questions. Elena Nechushkina,
Director of Informational Legal Center of Indigenous Peoples of Krasnoyarsk Krai







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