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Learning to Forget Tibet in China (op-ed by Woeser)

posted Sep 2, 2014, 5:33 PM by The Tibetan Political Review
The New York Times
AUG. 14, 2014 

In 1981, the year I graduated from junior high school in Kangding in the Tibetan region of Kham, high schools in China’s heartland were starting to recruit ethnic minorities like me. In official parlance, this was the beginning of what was to become a larger “Help Tibet” campaign. Minority students were plucked from their native villages to be “cultivated” in Chinese schools in order to serve their people and the nation.

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