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Indigenous Peoples Documentary: The Last Kazakh Nomads of Mongolia

Among the last of the world's nomadic people, the Kazakh endure the harshest climate on Earth as they tenaciously preserve their culture. This documentary offers a fascinating glimpse inside that culture. Learn how a boy's coming-of-age is marked by his first haircut. Hear about Mongolia's first, legendary eagle huntress who is only now being honored. Spend a day with Kazakh eagle hunters. And witness how this ancient, rich lifestyle is slowly changing. Click or tap the image below to watch it on our YouTube channel in HD (1280x720p), High Dynamic Range at 24 fps. Notes for teachers are also available.

Documentary Short Films: Indigenous Culture and Knowledge

Kazakh culture still thrives in western Mongolia.

Music, movement and costumes reveal ancient indigenous knowledge.

The hottest inhabited place on Earth is home to these hard-working people.

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