Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“I Am the Master of my Own Fate” by Woeser

“I Am the Master of my Own Fate” by Woeser

1 by / on 16/02/2010, 21:59 / in Poetry, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on February 4, 2010 and posted on her blog on February 8, 2010. In this blogpost, Woeser refers to another Tibetan female poet and blogger called “Drugmo” who is based in Canada. In the week prior to this blogpost, Woeser had posted […]

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“In a Hostile Atmosphere, What is There to Talk About?” By Woeser

“In a Hostile Atmosphere, What is There to Talk About?” By Woeser

3 by / on 10/02/2010, 15:29 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on January 27, 2010 and posted on her blog on January 31, 2010. On Monday, January 25, 2010 a short press statement by the Secretary to the Dalai Lama announced: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Special Envoy Lodi G. Gyari and Envoy […]

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The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

4 by / on 08/02/2010, 21:46 / in Comment

As Losar (Tibetan New Year) is quickly approaching this year on February 14, and Tibetans in Tibet and all over the world are proudly asserting their Tibetan identity, what better way to start the year 2137 with a traditional bowl of hot steaming Gu-thug on Friday evening?  High Peaks Pure Earth would not want anyone to partake in this tradition […]

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I Am Tibetan

I Am Tibetan

6 by / on 04/02/2010, 22:56 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth has noticed an upsurge in online activity by Tibetan netizens about being Tibetan and Tibetan identity. This video “I Am Tibetan” was first posted on a Chinese video-hosting website on December 19, 2009 and has been circulating widely. It came later to be posted on YouTube by a Tibetan called Jigdo and is now being disseminated by Tibetans all over […]

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“We Have our own Religious Symbols, our own Culture and History!” By Woeser

“We Have our own Religious Symbols, our own Culture and History!” By Woeser

1 by / on 04/02/2010, 12:51 / in Woeser

Ancient Tibetan mural depicting the origins of Tibetans High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on January 20, 2010 and posted on her blog on January 25, 2010. Woeser has written on similar themes in the past, follow this link to read her poem “2005-2008: Nothing Left but a Windblown […]

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“2009 Tibetan Personality of the Year” Preliminary Results Announced

“2009 Tibetan Personality of the Year” Preliminary Results Announced

0 by / on 03/02/2010, 01:57 / in News

Following our previous translation Tibetan Bloggers Nominate the “2009 Tibetan Personality of the Year”, High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the announcement of the preliminary list of winners which was posted on the official blog of TibetCul on February 2, 2010. Visitors to TibetCul are mostly college students based either in Tibetan areas or colleges around China. Their initial voting […]

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“Everything Is Getting Worse But” by Woeser

“Everything Is Getting Worse But” by Woeser

1 by / on 01/02/2010, 14:38 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has published an article by Woeser that was written for the first issue of the Hong Kong Magazine “Dongxiang” (Trend) on January 5, 2010 and published on her blog on January 17, 2010. “Everything Is Getting Worse But”  by Woeser “So many horrible things have happened proving that this regime is brutal”. This is what a foreign […]

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Tibetan Bloggers Nominate the “2009 Tibetan Personality of the Year”

Tibetan Bloggers Nominate the “2009 Tibetan Personality of the Year”

4 by / on 21/01/2010, 22:02 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has been following an online poll posted on the blog of the popular Chinese language Tibetan website TibetCul.com. The poll asks readers to nominate the 2009 Tibetan Personality of the Year and was started on December 18 2009. The nominations period will close on January 28 2010. Those nominated by Tibetan netizens give an insight into […]

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“Where Does the Crime ‘Subversion of State Power’ Come From?” by Woeser

“Where Does the Crime ‘Subversion of State Power’ Come From?” by Woeser

0 by / on 20/01/2010, 15:08 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for Radio Free Asia on January 12, 2010 and posted on her blog on January 20, 2010. This article mentions Dhondup Wangchen and Liu Xiaobo. Dhondup Wangchen was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment on December 28, 2009 for making the documentary film “Leaving Fear Behind“. The […]

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China: A New Approach To Tibetan Language Blogsites?

China: A New Approach To Tibetan Language Blogsites?

4 by / on 13/01/2010, 23:00 / in Comment, News

Internet censorship in China is currently dominating the news due to Google’s announcement yesterday that they might withdraw their PRC operations following serious hacking and attacks on the GMails of dissidents. Read the full statement “A new approach to China” here. It remains to be seen how much longer Google and Google.Cn will be accessible in China and Tibet for. […]

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