Basic information
Interviewee ID: 990246
Name: Dariimaa
Parent's name: Luvsanochir
Ovog: Taij
Sex: f
Year of Birth: 1952
Ethnicity: Halh

Additional Information
Education: elementary
Notes on education:
Work: retired
Belief: Buddhist
Born in: Shanh sum, Övörhangai aimag
Lives in: Shanh sum (or part of UB), Övörhangai aimag
Mother's profession: herder
Father's profession: herder

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collectivization; herding / livestock; new technologies; funerals; democracy;

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collectivization; work - labor; men - women; family; foreign relations; democracy; technique - technology; agricultural industry; funeral rituals; nature and environment;

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Summary of Interview 090706B with Dariimaa

In the start of the interview she shared the things she had heard about collectivization. During socialism people were very hard-working and faithful. The majority of the people had employment after having graduated from vocational schools. She talked about the work and life of the industrial workers and the people in authority.

She also talked about the changes of the men and women’s situation, about their clothing and what kind of activities the women’s organization conducted. She talked in detail about the socialist era family, about the childlessness tax and how the family policies conducted by the state had been changing. She briefly talked about the relationship of the Mongolians with foreigners and how she used to get foreign goods during socialism. She talked about the democratic movement which flourished in the 1990s. After democracy there was privatization and religion became open. She feels democracy didn’t bring any changes to her life.

At the end of the interview she mentioned the newly introduced techniques and technologies in the agricultural sector, the life of the countryside people and funeral rituals. She also briefly talked about the nature and the environment.