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*UPDATED* Tsampa Eaters and Sweet Tea Drinkers: Tibetan Identity Assertion Through Food

*UPDATED* Tsampa Eaters and Sweet Tea Drinkers: Tibetan Identity Assertion Through Food

4 by / on 13/02/2011, 14:42 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has updated this post from January 19, 2011 to include some more interesting food-related trivia and new photos. We are keeping the original post up on the previous URL here. Since publishing this post as part of GOOD’s “Food for Thinkers” week-long online blog festival, we have received great feedback and information. We have also read […]

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Tsampa Eaters and Sweet Tea Drinkers: Tibetan Identity Assertion Through Food

Tsampa Eaters and Sweet Tea Drinkers: Tibetan Identity Assertion Through Food

5 by / on 19/01/2011, 15:49 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth is thrilled to be taking part in GOODs Food for Thinkers – a week-long, distributed, online conversation looking at food writing from as wide and unusual a variety of perspectives as possible taking place between January 18 and January 23, 2011.Tibet may not exactly be renowned as a home for exotic cuisine but food makes an […]

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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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Charter 08

Charter 08

1 by / on 12/12/2008, 19:43 / in News

Liu Xiaobo The biggest China news story at the moment is “Charter 08″, a document signed by over three hundred prominent Chinese citizens all united in their calling on reform for the political system in China. As Perry Link, who translated the Charter into English, tells us, Charter 08 “was conceived and written in conscious admiration of the founding of […]

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“They” By Jamyang Kyi

“They” By Jamyang Kyi

3 by / on 10/11/2008, 18:53 / in Jamyang Kyi

Jamyang Kyi (‘jam dbyangs skyid) was detained by the Public Security Bureau in Xining on 1st April 2008. She was accused of sending text messages to 17 of her friends, including Woeser, the Tibetan blogger based in Beijing. The Chinese secret services intercepted text messages between them and found that Jamyang Kyi had sent details of the unrest and the […]

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