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Forced settlement of nomads and majority Han migration are among the many factors changing key features of Tibetan culture

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
onasteries have seen a decline in influence as fewer families send their young sons for education, and the Tibetan language is under threat from a centrally mandated push in favor of Mandarin.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.