Event Title

Economic Adaptation, Identity Preservation - a Lahu Na Shehleh Case

Speaker

Jakatae Jayo

Streaming Media

Description

The Lahu Shehleh have faced serious challenges to their identity and way of life in recent decades. Jakatae Jayo will discuss the challenges of adapting to meet the demands of political and economic policies which restrict traditional practices. This talk will include discussion of grassroots efforts to develop sustainable economic programs, and to promote and maintain Lahu Shehleh ethnic identity, focusing on projects in which Mr. Jayo has been engaged over the past two decades.

About the Lecturer: Jakatae Jayo, Lahu coffee farmer and filmmaker from Thailand

Document Type

Event

Start Date

15-10-2013 12:00 PM

End Date

15-10-2013 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Lahu Shehleh, Lahu coffee farmers, Thailand, Sustainable economic programs

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Oct 15th, 12:00 PM Oct 15th, 1:15 PM

Economic Adaptation, Identity Preservation - a Lahu Na Shehleh Case

Fairhaven College Auditorium

The Lahu Shehleh have faced serious challenges to their identity and way of life in recent decades. Jakatae Jayo will discuss the challenges of adapting to meet the demands of political and economic policies which restrict traditional practices. This talk will include discussion of grassroots efforts to develop sustainable economic programs, and to promote and maintain Lahu Shehleh ethnic identity, focusing on projects in which Mr. Jayo has been engaged over the past two decades.

About the Lecturer: Jakatae Jayo, Lahu coffee farmer and filmmaker from Thailand