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Mongolian Culture

Tradition 'Wrestles' With Modernity at Mongolia's Naadam Festival

Nina Wegner | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Nina Wegner

In our efforts to research the effects of globalization on Mongolia's traditional culture, we've found ourselves here this afternoon to record one of Mongolia's centuries-old surviving traditions.

Last of the Nomads: How Mongolian Culture May Change Drastically Within a Generation

Nina Wegner | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Nina Wegner

Two years later, while many in Mongolia continue to recover from the 2010 dzud, the trend of urbanization still continues, and at a rapid rate. Many herders now agree that pasture quality and the harshness of recent winters are so bad that herding has become untenable.