1. Khangai Herds 9: The Naadam

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    This ninth segment of Khangai Herds features an important event on any Mongolian herder's calendar: the Naadam. This is a festival celebrating the strength and prowess of herder and horse. …

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    • Khangai Herds 8: Training for Naadam

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      The eighth segment of Khangai Herds features the training of racehorses for the national festival of Mongolia, the Naadam. A feisty two-year-old horse is ridden by the young herder Saikhanaa in preparation…

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      • Khangai Herds 6: A Day in the Life

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        This fifth segment of Khangai Herds features a day in the life of a Mongolian herding woman, who has ten children and twenty-six grandchildren. It is spring and she is caring full-time for a six…

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        • Khangai Herds 4: moving encampments

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          This fourth segment of Khangai Herds features two separate nomadic family encampments in the valleys of the Khangai mountains of Mongolia. Extended families move with the dramatic change of seasons…

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          • Khangai Herds 2: Saikhanaa and the Calves

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            This second segment of Khangai Herds features Saikhanaa the herder interacting with yak calves during milking time in the Khangai mountains of Mongolia. He indicates which calves belong to their…

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            • Khangai Herds 1: Saikhanaa the Herder

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              This first segment introduces the young Mongolian herder Saikhanaa. He lives with his mother in a herding encampment with a more prosperous family, Choijo and Naraa's extended family. Saikhanaa…

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              • Khangai Herds 7: Medicinal Treatment

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                This fifth segment of Khangai Herds shows how the Mongolian herder, Lhagva, treats her herd animals using medicinal herbs. This segment also shows the ritual and ceremony surrounding an important…

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                • Khangai Herds 5: Lhagva the Herder

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                  This is the fifth segment of 'Khangai Herds', featuring herders and their herd animals co-existing together in the Khangai mountains of Mongolia. Lhagva sings a song about her venerable…

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