Category Local Voices

Local Voices: Deng Xiaohua

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At Global Heritage Fund, we believe that the heart of heritage lies with the people who cherish it. Periodically, we will be posting intimate stories highlighting the many local voices that make our global heritage a story truly beyond monuments. “I’ve spent years collecting these woodblocks” Deng Xiaohua says, gesturing to the series...
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Profiles in Heritage: Yang Zaixiang

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At Global Heritage Fund, we believe that the heart of heritage lies with the people who cherish it. Periodically, we will be posting intimate stories highlighting the many local voices that make our global heritage a story truly beyond monuments. The pull of home is undeniable for Yang Zaixiang. His eyes grow wisty...
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Profiles in Heritage: Liu Xiaoli

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At Global Heritage Fund, we believe that the heart of heritage lies with the people who cherish it. Periodically, we will be posting intimate stories highlighting the many local voices that make our global heritage a story truly beyond monuments. “I find the ancient architecture very interesting” Liu Xiaoli says, looking up at...
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Profiles in Heritage: Ali Koç

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At Global Heritage Fund, we believe that the heart of heritage lies with the people who cherish it. Periodically, we will be posting intimate stories highlighting the many local voices that make our global heritage a story truly beyond monuments. Ali Koç is not originally from Ağlasun. But, like many of the workers...
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ISIS and the Destruction of Southern Turkey

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“This place is heaven to me,” Khalil says through teeth as yellow and weather-beaten as the dirt his walls are built from. “It has belonged to my family since my father’s father’s day. Since his father’s day. I cannot leave. It is my culture. I must protect it.” Khalil sips tea in the...
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Profiles in Heritage: Mok Ngam

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At Global Heritage Fund, we believe that the heart of heritage lies with the people who cherish it. Periodically, we will be posting intimate stories highlighting the many local voices that make our global heritage a story truly beyond monuments. Eyeless sockets gaze listlessly from behind plastic screens, unfeeling, unknowing, unaware they are...
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