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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

2 by / on 10/11/2017, 11:00 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated an emoji poem by contemporary Tibetan poet Kyabchen Dedrol and written an accompanying introduction. As different screens render emojis differently, an image of the whole poem is inserted into the post at the end. Thank you to Lowell Cook for another great submission! Please be sure […]

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Tibetans and Fish – Part I: “From Taboo to Eating Fish”

Tibetans and Fish – Part I: “From Taboo to Eating Fish”

0 by / on 08/11/2017, 16:42 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay from WeChat on fishing and eating fish.

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Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

0 by / on 01/11/2017, 21:32 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

  “This is How We Quietly Work” How I felt yesterday upon meeting Pema Tseden By Gangshun

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Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

0 by / on 27/09/2017, 12:48 / in Comment, Guest Post, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Tenzin Choekyi. Tenzin Choekyi is an environmental science and policy graduate. She has previously worked as interpreter, translator for Restored Voice Project, a non-fiction book project about exiled Tibetan nuns. 

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Paths of the Soul: Two Points of View

Paths of the Soul: Two Points of View

0 by / on 25/09/2017, 15:06 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth presents two very different pieces discussing the 2015 film Paths of the Soul by Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yang. The two pieces were both published online recently.

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“Abandoned Tibetan Mastiffs” By the Gangri Neichog Research and Conservation Centre

“Abandoned Tibetan Mastiffs” By the Gangri Neichog Research and Conservation Centre

1 by / on 15/09/2017, 17:32 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a post from WeChat which was published by the account of Gangri Neichog Research and Conservation Centre on April 27, 2017.

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Tenzin Norbu: “One Foot on the Snow Mountain and the Other on the Football Pitch”

Tenzin Norbu: “One Foot on the Snow Mountain and the Other on the Football Pitch”

0 by / on 30/08/2017, 17:41 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of Tenzin Norbu, a Tibetan mountaineer and football player, that was published on WeChat on June 17, 2017.

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“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

“My Conversation with Dawa, a Lhasa Red Guard Who Took Part in the Smashing of the Jokhang Temple” By Woeser

0 by / on 08/08/2017, 20:57 / in Comment, History, Interview, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally published by the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and then posted on her blog on October 30, 2016.

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Zha Yuan: “When the Red Guard Teachers and Students of our Two Schools Went to the Imperial Academy to Arrest Panchen Rinpoche” By Woeser

Zha Yuan: “When the Red Guard Teachers and Students of our Two Schools Went to the Imperial Academy to Arrest Panchen Rinpoche” By Woeser

0 by / on 28/06/2017, 20:54 / 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 May 22, 2017.

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“Beer and a Sky Burial Ground: A Tibetan Explanation of the Packaging of an American Beer Brand”

“Beer and a Sky Burial Ground: A Tibetan Explanation of the Packaging of an American Beer Brand”

0 by / on 14/06/2017, 15:57 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a WeChat post published on May 25, 2017 by the channel Sweet Tea House about a surprising connection made between the American beer brand Budweiser and Tibet.

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