Good News from Syndassko
: 23/09/2008

Positive changes took place in Syndassko village (Khatanga settlement, Taymyr Dolgan-Nenets Municipal Area, Krasnoyarsk Krai).
First, potable water problem is temporarily solved. A new tractor marsh buggy DT-75 for Syndassko is in Khatanga already. District Administration has purchased it for 1830 rubles to deliver water from the nearby lake to social institutions of the village.
Secondly, the project "Youth Service of Syndassko" that was implemented this summer in the bounds of the "Social Partnership for Progress's Sake" programme is successfully completed. The whole population of the village took part in the project and the project received recognition. And people now have the desire to implement such projects hereafter.
Thirdly, autopsy problem is also solved. It will be recalled that some time ago a corpse should have been carried from Syndassko to other villages of Khatanga settlement to do an autopsy on. That was problematic as the village is difficult of access. That also ran counter to religious ideas of Dolgans. At present they have reached an agreement that experts will come to Syndassko to perform an autopsy.
Elena Nechushkina,
Director of Informational Legal Center of Indigenous Peoples of Krasnoyarsk Krai