Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“I Am Tibetan” Series: Poem by “Son of Snow” Dhondup

“I Am Tibetan” Series: Poem by “Son of Snow” Dhondup

0 by / on 08/06/2010, 11:45 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem originally written in Chinese on February 10, 2010 by a Tibetan university student calling himself “Son of Snow” Dhondup and posted the next day on his TibetCul blog. This was around the time of Losar (Tibetan New Year) when there was an upsurge in online activities and poems centred around the theme […]

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Tibetan poet, writer and blogger Woeser’s Skype IDs Hacked

Tibetan poet, writer and blogger Woeser’s Skype IDs Hacked

1 by / on 29/05/2010, 14:40 / in Woeser

Tibetan poet, writer and blogger Woeser has reported on both her Twitter page and her blog that her two Skype IDs have been hacked. Yesterday, May 28, 2010, Woeser tweeted the following: Both my Skype IDs (boluoma+esse.wei777) have been hacked. Friends who need to contact me please use voice, don’t trust chat or accept files. Today on her blog, Woeser […]

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“I Am Tibetan” Series: Poem by Huare Yinggya

“I Am Tibetan” Series: Poem by Huare Yinggya

0 by / on 25/05/2010, 16:09 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a poem originally written in Chinese by a Tibetan university student on March 10, 2010 and posted on his TibetCul blog on March 19, 2010. According to the blog, the student calls himself Huare Yinggya, meaning he is from Huare, an area in Amdo in today’s Gansu province. Although his blog is still active, […]

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‘They Are Everything To Us!’ By Woeser

‘They Are Everything To Us!’ By Woeser

0 by / on 19/05/2010, 12:12 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on May 4, 2010 in Beijing and posted on her blog on May 17, 2010.     This is another blogpost by Woeser to reflect on the earthquake in Kham (the previous article can be read here) and another to identify the spirit […]

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Poem: “I Am Tibetan” by Adong Paldothar

Poem: “I Am Tibetan” by Adong Paldothar

3 by / on 17/05/2010, 15:07 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated another poem with the title “I Am Tibetan”. This poem was originally written in Chinese by a poet from Amdo called Adong Paldothar and was posted on Woeser’s blog on February 15, 2010 along with several other poems and a prose piece of the same title by various authors. To read the prose piece […]

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"The Reality That Came to the Surface After the Earthquake" By Woeser

"The Reality That Came to the Surface After the Earthquake" By Woeser

0 by / on 07/05/2010, 16:01 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on April 21, 2010 in Beijing and posted on her blog on April 26, 2010.   This is the first blogpost by Woeser to reflect on the earthquake in Kham. Since this article she has written more on the earthquake which will be […]

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Earthquake in Tibet, Letter from a Tibetan monk in the Earthquake Area

Earthquake in Tibet, Letter from a Tibetan monk in the Earthquake Area

0 by / on 05/05/2010, 21:49 / in Comment, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a letter from a Tibetan monk originally written in Tibetan on April 21, 2010 from Kyegudo, the area in Kham affected by the April 14 earthquake. The letter gives a personal perspective on the relief work on the ground, insights into the amount of work done by monks and nuns and criticises the Chinese […]

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“I Am Tibetan” Poetry and Prose Pieces

“I Am Tibetan” Poetry and Prose Pieces

3 by / on 03/05/2010, 14:04 / in Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has been following the online activity related to pride in Tibetan identity. Our first posting about this was in the run up to Losar, Tibetan New Year. More recently, we noted the continuation of these feelings expressed online in the aftermath of the Kham earthquake.  Over the Losar period, Tibetan writer Woeser posted several poetry and […]

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Earthquake in Tibet, Leading Tibetan Intellectual "Shogdung" Detained in Xining

Earthquake in Tibet, Leading Tibetan Intellectual "Shogdung" Detained in Xining

3 by / on 26/04/2010, 02:00 / in Jamyang Kyi

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated two blogposts from the Xining-based Tibetan website www.sangdhor.com. The first blogpost reports the arrest of a prominent Tibetan writer and intellectual called Shogdung (ཞོགས་དུང་ Zhogs Dung, his pen name meaning “morning conch”) on April 23, 2010 and was posted online on April 25, 2010. The second blogpost is an open letter to victims of […]

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“Who is Really Safeguarding Lhasa?” By Woeser

“Who is Really Safeguarding Lhasa?” By Woeser

0 by / on 22/04/2010, 22:57 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on March 23, 2010 in Lhasa and posted on her blog on April 3, 2010.   This article continues a series of blogposts written by Woeser from Lhasa and focuses on a type of person, commonly Chinese, called a 藏漂 (zang piao), a […]

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