International Field School on Indigenous Studies «Нөчэ» (“Flower”)

Want to learn more about indigenous peoples of the North? Looking for a field trip? Want to learn a new language? Looking for 2-week-vacation in the Arctic?


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Apply to the northernmost Summer School with intensive Indigenous language - Even –studies. Immerse into rich and colorful culture of the Even. Be a part of the community for 14 days! Celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People in the community and experience unique culture of Even in the Russian Arctic!


2-weeks-field trip includes lectures and workshops on applied culture, traditional fishing, production of lasso & sledge + intensive Even language course.


Participation fee: 1300 EUR. If there is a 10-people group, a discount for students from Partner Institutions will be provided. 


Participation fee includes air transportation Yakutsk - Belaya Gora – Yakutsk, water transportation Belaya Gora – Kebergene – Belaya Gora, accommodation, meals.


NEFU provides visa invitation for confirmed participants.


More detailed information available via e-mail:, Lena Vinokurova, Coordinator.


Summer School is available through north2north UArctic Mobility Program!


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General description:


The purpose of the Summer School program is to attract students to study languages and culture of the Indigenous peoples of the North. During the Summer School students will gain knowledge and experience in preserving, reviving and developing indigenous languages of the Arctic. Undergraduate and graduate student are welcome to apply.

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



Summer School dates:   August 5-19, 2018.

Registration deadline: May 30, 2018. 

Apply now!