Post Tagged with: "Tibetan Language"

“I Too Can Speak About Education” By Alak Dorshi

“I Too Can Speak About Education” By Alak Dorshi

1 by / on 14/04/2017, 15:11 / in Comment, History

As the online debate surrounding proposed “reforms” to bilingual education in Amdo continues, High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of an important voice in that debate, that of prominent lama, scholar and Professor, Alak Dorshi (Dorshi Rinpoche). 

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An Open Letter to Zhang Wenkui, Party Secretary of Tsolho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, From Tsering Kyi

An Open Letter to Zhang Wenkui, Party Secretary of Tsolho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, From Tsering Kyi

0 by / on 11/04/2017, 19:35 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an open letter to the Party Secretary of Tsolho (Ch: Hainan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture Zhang Wenkui, from a netizen called Tsering Kyi. The open letter was written on April 4, 2017 and posted on social media such as WeChat and Weibo.

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“I Was Moved by the Tibetan Script at the Olympics Closing Ceremony” By Woeser

“I Was Moved by the Tibetan Script at the Olympics Closing Ceremony” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/10/2016, 11:37 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia on August 23, 2016, and published on her blog on August 27, 2016.

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Online Poll about Tibetan Language Signage at Xining Railway Station

Online Poll about Tibetan Language Signage at Xining Railway Station

0 by / on 18/03/2016, 14:24 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a short post and comments to an online poll that circulated on WeChat in December 2015. The online poll was related to Tibetan language, pointing out that Xining Railway Station only has Chinese language signage. 

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“‘Stability’ and Tibetan on International Mother Language Day” By Woeser

“‘Stability’ and Tibetan on International Mother Language Day” By Woeser

0 by / on 29/09/2015, 15:04 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in February 2015 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on March 26, 2015.

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Tibetan Language Discussed: “Respected Director, Open Our Path”

Tibetan Language Discussed: “Respected Director, Open Our Path”

0 by / on 05/01/2015, 17:31 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a response from students in Ngaba, Amdo, to a speech that was given by the Director of Ngaba’s Education Department at the end of October 2014. The response was written on November 5, 2014 and subsequently widely circulated on social media.

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“An Urgent Call for the Protection and Preservation of Tibetan Language” By Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe

“An Urgent Call for the Protection and Preservation of Tibetan Language” By Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe

0 by / on 15/09/2014, 21:02 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article about Tibetan language by one of the most respected and influential Buddhist teachers in Tibet today, Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe of the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Kham, Eastern Tibet. 

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“A Few Proposed Suggestions on Education” By Jigme Gyaltsen

“A Few Proposed Suggestions on Education” By Jigme Gyaltsen

0 by / on 21/02/2014, 10:20 / in Comment, News

On International Mother Language Day 2014 today, High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a blogpost that provides a good summary of a speech on education in Tibet by Jigme Gyaltsen. The opinions were posted to a Tibetan language blog on January 24, 2014.

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Abolishing Tibetan Language Education for the Sake of “Maintaining Stability” By Woeser

Abolishing Tibetan Language Education for the Sake of “Maintaining Stability” By Woeser

by / on 13/06/2012, 15:20 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on March 20, 2012 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and posted on her blog on April 4, 2012. In this post, Woeser re-visits the topic of language rights a year and a half after mass protests in defence of Tibetan language broke out in Amdo, carried out […]

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