International Field School on Indigenous Studies

North-Eastern Federal University is offering a two-week summer field school from 5-19 August, 2018. The trip includes lectures and workshops on applied culture, traditional fishing, production of lasso & sledge and an intensive Even language course. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply by 30 May 2018.


The purpose of the Summer School program is to attract students to study the language and culture of Indigenous peoples of the North. During the Summer School, students will acquire knowledge in preserving, reviving and developing indigenous languages of the Arctic.

During Summer School students will study culture of Indigir Evens in Kabergena community located in the Yakutian Arctic. Lectures will be conducted by staff of the Northern Philology department at North-Eastern Federal University, and workshops will be conducted by experienced masters in fishery, food culture, and arts and crafts.

The Summer School is available through north2north UArctic Mobility Program, and undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply by 30 May, 2018. 

Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor,Master,Other
Language of instruction
InstitutionNorth-Eastern Federal University
Begin date05.08.2018
End date19.08.2018
Registration deadline30.05.2018
ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolYes
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeYakutsk, Belaya Gora, Kebergene
Tagsfield schoolsummer school
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