Mongolian Reindeer Herders: A Vanishing Breed
Carving a life out of the rugged Mongolian landscape was never easy. Now rich elements of a nomadic culture are in danger of disappearing.
As part of the "Worlds of Difference" series on cultural change, Lorne Matalon visited with the Tsachin -- nomads who herd reindeer.
He learned that Mongolia's domesticated reindeer population has fallen to fewer than 700 animals, maintained by 44 families.
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