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An Alleged Communist and Prostitute in Nepal’s Grade Ten Schoolbooks!

NOVEMBER 24, 2017 on Counterpunch.org. It was just a local rumor in a remote Himalayan village. Now it’s a history lesson for children across Nepal. I doubt if…

Nepal: Women’s Art and Politics – Part III

[Re-print August 12, 2017 on Global Research, originally published in 1978] Aama disappears into the darkened house to light the fire. Flames ignite from hot coals stirred out…

Women’s Art and Other Work in Nepal’s Hill Country – Part II

[Re-print August 4, 2017 on Global Research, originally published in 1978] Chait Purnima morning. The essentials for our day’s work are assembled before guest workers arrive on our…

Nepal Hill Art and Women’s Traditions – Part I

[Re-print July 31, 2017 on Global Research, originally published in 1978] As I cull my writings, I find a few articles undeletable. Even as a historical portrait, some…

Shakti Yogmaya — A Tradition of Dissent in Nepal

In East Nepal, early in this century, an extraordinary uprising took place. Led by a woman of exceptional ability, it directly challenged the Rana regime and the Brahmanically-determined power structure prevailing in Nepal.

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आश्विन २०, २०७५ काठमाडौँ — सन १९८० ताका नेपालमा तानाशाही शासन थियो । त्यसैले योगमायाको सेरोफेरोका घटनामा चासो राख्नु एउटा खतरा मोल्नु नै थियो । नेपालभरि नै असहमत व्यक्तित्वको रूपमा…

Literature Can Displace Anthropology

August 31, 2018 on Counterpunch.org When I found myself well into my career as an anthropologist specializing in Himalayan peoples, I came across an historical episode concerning two…

Nepalese Women: Symbols of Historical Achievements and Political Leadership

Tho I myself am despised by society, and cast aside, it is I who must prove my innocence. Yogmaya Neupane Nepal is perhaps unique in the world of nations…