clockTime to watch: 04:40Posted on Oktober 21, 2016

Alexandra Lavrillier

Rolex Laureate, 2006

In south-eastern Siberia, a nomadic people are trying to preserve their way of life against the march of modern society. For eight years Alexandra Lavrillier, a brilliant French ethnologist, has been fighting alongside them to save their heritage, setting up a nomadic school that will give Evenk children the chance to receive a modern education without having to sacrifice their ancestral traditions.

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