Vol. 13 Iss. 1

  • Chasing a Dream

     Wild Fibers editor, Linda Cortright, looks back on a journey that began in 2007 when she met Konchok Stobgais at a meeting in Central Asia. The story that unfolded in the years since is both inspirational and, at times, unbelievable. 


    Shepherds and Spaceships

    Our adventure though Kalmykia (Russia's only Buddhist republic), borders on extra-terrestrial with a former president who claims to have been abducated by aliens. Kalmykis is also  known for their top quality Merinos, which have severely damaged he environmen, in part, because of Stalin's collective farm system.