Children from the Tanka community ride a raft towards a moored boat in Datang, in southern China's Guangdong province. Photo: AFP

Ancient way of life ending for China’s boat-dwelling Tanka as younger generation give up fishing and come ashore

Two cultures are on a collision course as young Tanka in Guangdong forsake life on the water for better prospects ashore while older members of the fishing community stick to their traditional ways

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Children from the Tanka community ride a raft towards a moored boat in Datang, in southern China's Guangdong province. Photo: AFP
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