Post Tagged with: "Coronavirus"

“Attention! The new Coronavirus in the Tibetan regions, including Kardze Prefecture!” By Woeser

“Attention! The new Coronavirus in the Tibetan regions, including Kardze Prefecture!” By Woeser

0 by / on 17/02/2020, 17:18 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia on February 7, 2020 and also published on her blog on February 8, 2020.

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Masks, Mantras, and the Black-9 Pill: Thubten Phuntsok and Tibetan Netizens on Coronavirus and Tibetan Medicine

Masks, Mantras, and the Black-9 Pill: Thubten Phuntsok and Tibetan Netizens on Coronavirus and Tibetan Medicine

0 by / on 04/02/2020, 10:36 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has been monitoring online responses to the coronavirus. Tibetans are responding with satire and poetry, as well as disseminating practical information and translating health advisory notices into Tibetan. In addition to producing translations of health warnings and sharing preventative advice, the pandemic is generating a debate about the efficacy of Tibetan medicine.

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