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Articles by Edith Mirante

Articles about Burma/Myanmar by Project Maje director Edith Mirante

Drawing Soldiers in Burma: Reflections on the War Artists
https://globalcitypress.com/drawing-soldiers-in-burma/

Article about the history of epidemics in Burma:
http://www.newmandala.org/a-plague-of-epidemics-throughout-myanmar-history/
(Burmese Translation: https://myanmar-now.org/mm/news/3634?fbclid=IwAR3TolssgQxaeFSgEAV0mW5fs43UvYFWGs_AhjCwya_TWArJeVB5vTel4kM)

Jade mining in Kachinland (Burma)
https://himalmag.com/a-waste-of-lives-jade-mining-myanmar-labour-environment-exploitation-edith-mirante-2019/

Interview with Edith Mirante about Rohingya issues
https://www.rohingyatoday.com/en/edith-mirante-i-hope-bangladesh-will-recognize-need-rohingya-refugees-have-education-employment

Essay on the need for Troop Withdrawal
https://www.irrawaddy.com/opinion/guest-column/troop-withdrawal-crucial-peace-myanmar.html

Build A New Green City: Use Urban Planning for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
http://www.dhakatribune.com/opinion/op-ed/2018/01/27/a-city-for-the-rohingya/

Article with everything you want to know about mithuns (forest ox) of Chin State, Burma.
Beasts of the Northern Mountains

Project Maje's video about mithuns of Chin State, Burma: https://youtu.be/i2XHCmc67Ps

Photo essay: www.irrawaddy.com/photo-essay/environmental-challenges-confronting-northern-chin-state.html

Essay about mega dams in Burma's Kachin State and Malaysian Borneo:
https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/a-tale-of-two-mega-dams-burma-and-borneo.html

About Burma's China border region, opinion essay in The Diplomat: http://tinyurl.com/j5y89fk

A Project Maje interview with Kachin Gen. Gun Maw and slideshow with photos from Laiza, Kachin State, is at:
www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id=22589

An article about the Karen village of Webi, on India's Middle Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal:
Island of Peace

Dragon Mothers Polish Their Metal Coils
by Edith Mirante
Burma's Kayan women brave indignity and exploitation to continue a centuries-old tradition: wrapping their necks in symbols of feminine beauty, otherworldly status, and matriarchal power.
Illustrated with a photo by Nic Dunlop

THE RUBY APE: A DEADLY STORM AND A LETHAL REGIME
An essay about Burma's Cyclone Nargis aftermath by Project Maje director Edith Mirante (author of "Burmese Looking Glass" and "Down the Rat Hole") was published by Guernica Magazine, an online journal of politics and culture. "The Ruby Ape: A Deadly Storm and a Lethal Regime" includes the Burmese political context, petroleum multinationals, the Irish Potato Famine, disaster photography, Bernard Kouchner, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Oscar Wilde's mother. It is in two parts:
Part 1: http://www.guernicamag.com/blog/709/edith_mirante_the_ruby_ape_a_d/
Part 2: http://www.guernicamag.com/blog/710/edith_mirante_the_ruby_ape_a_d_1/

SCOTT BATEMAN ANIMATED POLITICAL CARTOONS
Scott Bateman, animation artist for Salon.com, has animated political cartoons about Burma. Project Maje director Mirante:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=P73eX__rivw