Prevent desecration of pristine Altai habitats

 
$35,795
$39,205
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Prevent desecration of pristine Altai habitats

Prevent desecration of pristine Altai habitats
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Bread

Bread
An Altai woman prepares a meal in her traditional home. They bring water to their houses in large cans (view small | med | large | orig)

Ceremony

Ceremony
Altai elders welcome the international youth leadership camp with a traditional ceremony. (view small | med | large | orig)

Homestead

Homestead
Livestock traditionally have free range, grazing here in front of a large homestead. Rainbows are common in Altai. (view small | med | large | orig)

Rider

Rider
The main transportation in Altai is by horseback. Herding and hunting are typical livelihoods. (view small | med | large | orig)

Wagon

Wagon
Horse-drawn carts are most commonly seen piled with hand-harvested hay. Life in Altai is rigorous. (view small | med | large | orig)

Bridge

Bridge
In all of Altai, there are probably six suspension bridges across the sacred Katun River, which is known there as "the Mother of the World." (view small | med | large | orig)

Classroom

Classroom
The Russian education system has historically been excellent, but since the restructuring, the Altai people have struggled to access to computers and the internet. (view small | med | large | orig)

On the range

On the range
Surveying and registration of communal grazing lands such as this mountain meadow are crucial for the indigenous Altai people. (view small | med | large | orig)

Truck with Chickens

Truck with Chickens
This is a typical village street scene, with dirt roads, kitchen gardens, and roaming livestock. But big farming equipment is rare. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Thanks to 374 donors like you, a total of $35,795 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Altai Mir University

Shoreline, WA, United States
http://www.AltaiMir.org

Project Leader

Carol Hiltner

Founder
Seattle, WA United States

Where is this project located?

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