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Brandon Li: Nomads of Mongolia

Life in Western Mongolia is an adventure. Training eagles to hunt, herding yaks, and racing camels are just a few of the daily activities of the nomadic Kazakh people. Brandon Li spent a few weeks living with them and experiencing one of the most unique cultures in the world. Saddle up and enjoy the ride. …

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Western Washington University: Ed Vajda: The Mongol Impact on World History

Edward Vajda, a professor with the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, presents “The Mongol Impact on World History.” As part of celebrating Mongolia Day at WWU, Vajda discusses the spectacular consequences of the Mongol conquests begun in the 13th century by Chinggis Khan. The lecture explains how the medieval era …

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