Speaking the Virus: The Importance of Reaching Rural Tibetan Communities in Their Vernaculars

Yulha Lhawa Banner image (above). The COVID-19 pandemic was suppressed quickly and early in Khroskyabs-speaking communities, and so villagers were able to successfully undertake the year’s farm work. Here, Aunt Xiang Sijie and her three nieces pose in front of a rack full of harvested barley. Tibet is commonly perceived as a monolingual region. However, […]

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