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Rapping on the Roof of the World

Posted on Apr 7, 2017 by in The OFI Blog |

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) Fellow Dr. Tim Thurston does research about the preservation of Tibetan intangible cultural heritage. He recently wrote an article that describes how music, and hip-hop in particular, can be a powerful means for advocating for indigenous languages that often face the twen pressures of local government and globalization.

You can read all about it in his post on the CFCH Talk Story blog here.