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Tibetan Language Preservation


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Thousands of Tibetan students protested at Dolma Square of Rongwo Monastery in Rebkong on November 9, 2012 to demand equality of nationalities and freedom of language. In 2010, Tibetans students held a similar mass protest against new curbs on the use of their language. Tibet in Review speaks with two prominent linguists on issues of language preservation and its methods. Interview with: Andrea L. Berez, Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawaii, and Director of Kaipuleohone UH Digital Ethnographic Archive, and Dr. Gregory D. S. Anderson, Director Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages, National Geographic Society Fellow.

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