Author Canyon Sam on Women in Tibet

Dec 22, 2009 Comments Off on Author Canyon Sam on Women in Tibet by

Dmae Roberts talks with Canyon Sam, the author “Sky Train: Women on the Edge of History” a chronicle of women’s lives in Tibet based on a 19-year oral history project. ¬†Many women were left to fend for themselves when China invaded Tibet, ending up in work camps with a high mortality rate.

In 2007, Can Yon Sam took a ride on the controversial Sky Train linking Beijing, China to Lhasa, Tibet. Dmae talked to her at the Wordstock Festival in October 2009. ¬†Also in the show: an audio holiday card…. Plus on the broadcast version, music by Lungchen Llamo.

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