Evie Liu at CNN gives a brief sketch of a small village in northeastern China where falconry is still a common practice among local men: In China’s Jilin province, the tiny rural community of Ying Tun — known here as...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 21, 2012
A widespread fear among Tibetans, both at home and in exile, is that their language will die out. Education reforms relegating Tibetan to secondary status in schools are one of the core grievances against Chinese authorities,...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 7, 2009
The Wall Street Journal looks at a revival in interest in their native language and culture by China’s Manchu minority: So Hasutai, who in the Manchu tradition goes by the one name, has come to this remote corner of China...
by Mo Ming | Mar 16, 2007
From International Herald Tribune: Seated cross- legged in her farmhouse on the kang, a brick sleeping platform warmed by a fire below, Meng Shujing lifted her chin and sang a lullaby in Manchu, softly but clearly. After 5 children, 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, Meng has the confidence that comes from long experience. “If you […]
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