The Orochen were nomadic hunter-gatherers "modernised" during the Cultural Revolution. Colour photos: Tang Ming Tung. Black-and-white photos courtesy of the Orochen Foundation

China's reindeer people: a Hongkonger helps revive lost way of life

Nomadic hunter-gatherers, the Orochen of China's forested northeast were brutally assimilated in the mid-1960s. Hing Chao sees progress in race against time to guard what's left of their heritage

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The Orochen were nomadic hunter-gatherers "modernised" during the Cultural Revolution. Colour photos: Tang Ming Tung. Black-and-white photos courtesy of the Orochen Foundation
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