Archive for Month: March 2016

Maung Nyeu is helping his people put their language and stories on record

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — The first-grader was still crying when he came home, an hour’s walk from school, his hands smarting from two days of being smacked with a cane. “You must go back,” his parents said in Marma, their native language. Since the government had begun trucking tens of thousands […]