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The Last Nomadic Reindeer Herders in the World

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Accessible only by horseback, a remote village in Mongolia has stood as the epicenter of reindeer herding for thousands of years.

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The nomadic Dukha people have been passing down their herding heritage for generations. Today, they remain the last reindeer herders in the world.

Due to harsh weather conditions, more and more herders are moving to the cities, leaving the Mongolian tradition on the brink of extinction.

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But for the families left in the area, it is an honor to keep alive the culture and practices of their ancestors before them.

VIA Great Big Story
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