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Yak manure: from poo to petrol

When Canadian linguist David Harrison went to Mongolia to study the disappearing Tuvan language of the Monchak people, he stayed in the Mongush family yurt.  His job was to collect and stack yak poo.  His southbound view of the northbound yak - here!

This reading is from K. David Harrison's new book The Last Speakers published by National Geographic. Check out our January 27th episode for a full interview with Harrison's global adventures.

 

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