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Listening to the Yongning Na

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7331

Duration

00:39:08

Production year

2020

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Director(s)

Franck GUILLEMAIN

Summary

Protected by the topography, mountain valleys have always been diverse places for plants, animals, and even languages. In the foothills of the Himalayas lies the Yongning Plain, known locally as the "Central Plain": home of the Na culture.
Alexis Michaud, a linguist at the CNRS, has been studying the Na language for over 10 years. Year after year, he has been welcomed by numerous family members of Tashi, an anthropologist and linguist specialising in the Na culture.
In 2018, he returned to the village to continue his work in the house of Kizo, Ama's daughter-in-law and Tashi's mother.

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