Conference “History of the Sylvensko-Irensk Tatars” in the village of Yepanaevo, Perm Region
November 04, 2018
On October 30, 2018, at the Tatar village of Enapayevo (Yanapai, Yenapai) of the Oktyabrsky District of the Perm Krai, a Regional Scientific-Practical, Regional Studies Conference “History of the Sylvensk-Irensk Tatars” successfully took place. The main organizers of the event are the NGO “National Cultural Autonomy of Tatars of the Perm Krai” and the NGO “Tatar-Bashkir Public Center of the Oktyabrsky Municipal District of the Perm Krai” with the participation of the Administrations of the Perm Krai (Territory) and the Oktyabrsky District, the World Congress of Tatars and the RPO “Society of Tatar Regionalists of the RT” About 70 people took part in the conference: representatives of rural settlements and areas densely populated by Tatars of the Perm Territory, the cities of Perm, Lysva, Kungur and Kazan. Representatives of the WCT came to the event from the Republic of Tatarstan: Chairman of the RPO “Society of Tatar Local Historians of the Republic of Tatarstan” Honored Scientist of the Republic of Tatarstan A.A. Burkhanov, Professor of the Russian Islamic University, Doctor of History F.G. Islamov and the correspondent of the republican newspaper “Vatanym Tatarstan” R.R. Mingazov (Rashit Minhazh).
The conference was held in the new cozy hall of the Rural house of culture of the village of Enapayevo. In the lobby of the club an exhibition of handicrafts and various fakes, books on the history of the Tatars of the Perm Territory and the Urals was organized.
Tatars in this region of the Ural region have long lived, here archaeologically traced powerful remains of the Turkic population of 1 thousand AD are found. Most of the modern Tatar villages, according to available written sources, exist from the 16-18th centuries. Therefore, a strong sense of local historians to study the objects of nature and historical and cultural heritage, writing the history of their villages, villages and regions is felt. Among the ancient Tatar villages can be called the village of Chaika, Karievo (Karly), Verkhniy Iren, Ishimovo, Ust-Turk and others. One of the ancient villages is Enapayevo. There are a number of versions and opinions about the basis of this Tatar village. Some historians and local historians believe that this village was founded around 530 years ago. Tombstones remained in the old cemetery of the village, one of them dates back to the year 1664. During construction work in the village of Enapayevo, a bracelet was found (with an Arabic inscription) from 1441, that is, the period of the Golden Horde.