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Edith Mirante

Author of "The Wind in the Bamboo" and "Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure"
 Edith Mirante

Edith Mirante is the director of Project Maje, www.projectmaje.org an information project on Burma's human rights and environmental issues that she founded in 1986, and author of two books on Burma, "Burmese Looking Glass" and "Down the Rat Hole."

Events with this presenter

Great Decisions

Great Decision Series: Myanmar and Southeast Asia

Edith Mirante

Great Decision Series: Myanmar and Southeast AsiaThe West has welcomed unprecedented democratic reforms made by Myanmar’s government. What challenges must Myanmar overcome before it can fully join the international community? What role can it play in Southeast Asia? Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Wind in the Bamboo: Asia's Ancient Indigenous Peoples

Edith Mirante

The Wind in the Bamboo: Asia's Ancient Indigenous PeoplesA look at the plight of tribal Asians known as “Negrito.” Nearly exterminated by exploitation, disease and a cataclysmic volcano, these extraordinary people now survive as forest hunter gatherers in only a few places: mainland Malaysia, the Philippines and India’s remote Andaman Islands. Read More ››