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.