A Look At The Dukha: The Last Of Their Kind

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on December 15, 2015

The Dukha truly are the last of their kind.

And their time as hunter / gatherers may be coming to an end.

A Look At The Dukha: The Last Of Their Kind
In Mongolia, ancient Dukha culture and identity have been threatened by government policy as well as modernization. Their number has fallen from 200 families to about 40 families.

A Look At The Dukha: The Last Of Their Kind
For thousands of years, the Dukha have lived in remote forests of Mongolia.
Now, they’re increasingly relying on tourism for survival.

A Look At The Dukha: The Last Of Their Kind
The Mongolian government declared the Dukha hunting ground a protected national park in 2011, restricting the area in which the tribe can hunt.

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