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“Superstition Is The Cause Of Environmental Destruction” By Thubten Phuntsok

“Superstition Is The Cause Of Environmental Destruction” By Thubten Phuntsok

1 by / on 11/09/2019, 18:03 / in Comment, Latest, Society

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a Tibetan language article by Tibetan scholar Professor Thubten Phuntsok which was posted online on July 16, 2019. That day corresponded with the Buddhist festival of Universal Prayer Day or Dzam Ling Chi Sang.

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Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

0 by / on 25/04/2019, 06:57 / in Comment, Latest, News

On April 8, 2019, an event was held at Columbia University, New York, to mark the tenth anniversary of this website High Peaks Pure Earth. We’d like to thank all those who attended and have given help, support and encouragement to us over the years.

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“Photos Preserving the Memory of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet” By Woeser

“Photos Preserving the Memory of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet” By Woeser

0 by / on 20/02/2019, 16:00 / in Comment, History, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that reflects on her father’s photos of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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“Reconsidering the Classification of Tibetan Dialects” By Thubten Phuntsok

“Reconsidering the Classification of Tibetan Dialects” By Thubten Phuntsok

0 by / on 28/01/2019, 11:40 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth present an English translation of a talk given by Professor Thubten Phuntsok presented at the 2nd Conference on Tibetan Language at Nankai University, Tianjin, in August 2017. The Tibetan language post was published on WeChat on August 25, 2017.

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“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

0 by / on 16/01/2019, 20:29 / in Art, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a piece about Tibetan artist Traye Donne (བཀྲ་ཡེ་དོན་ནེ་ bKraye donne, 泽郎夺理 ) and his debut exhibition in Lhasa that was originally published on the “Melong Art” WeChat channel on July 12, 2018.

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“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

0 by / on 09/01/2019, 18:13 / in Comment, History, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is starting off 2019 with the English translation of a blogpost by Woeser that continues her long series about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet. Last year we published seven parts and this is the eighth.

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My Opinion on Tibetans Celebrating “Western Festivals” By Tsewang Norbu

My Opinion on Tibetans Celebrating “Western Festivals” By Tsewang Norbu

0 by / on 25/12/2018, 09:49 / in Comment, Latest, Society

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a post by one of the founders of the website TibetCul, Tsewang Norbu, which was originally published on WeChat on December 23, 2016.

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“East Turkestan Through the Eyes of a Tibetan” By Woeser

“East Turkestan Through the Eyes of a Tibetan” By Woeser

0 by / on 05/12/2018, 14:50 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia in August 2018, and published on her blog on September 22, 2018.

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Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

Chinese Language School Textbook Angers Tibetans on WeChat

0 by / on 21/11/2018, 17:00 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of WeChat posts from March this year about a controversial passage in a primary school textbook that had Tibetans outraged about what they saw as misrepresentation and distortion of facts.

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“Horror Scenes from Cultural Revolution Photos”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 5 By Woeser

“Horror Scenes from Cultural Revolution Photos”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 5 By Woeser

1 by / on 13/07/2018, 12:00 / in Comment, History, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on February 14, 2018.

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