Many of the world's leading academics, scholars and personalities were quick to applaud Turnbull for The Mountain People, including Sir Julian S.
However, The Forest People, Turnbull's earlier and endearing chronicle of his experience among the Ituri pygmies of what is now the DRCongo, and The Mountain People are often seen as complementary accounts of humankind's potentiality for good or evil.
In writing her mountain fiction, Murfree struggled to understand her position as narrator and as "reader" of the mountain people in a way that would create a model for her own readers, including ourselves.
In her pervasive use of dialect, Murfree allows the mountain people to talk back to the outsider perspective that looks at the world of the mountaineers through the lenses of science, medicine, politics, industry, and law.
Yet, if the media's portrait was not entirely accurate, Best leaves the reader wondering exactly who the mountain people
The mountain people
say, 'Great, it's another challenge and I'll soon get back on the tracks and take another small step forward again'.
With limited vocabulary, they are comfortable telling their stories, which most often relate to the daily struggles of the mountain people
Its title is "Songs of the Mountain People
," which comes from the song "One Tin Soldier.
The mountain people
say 'Great, it's another challenge and I'll soon get back on the tracks and take another small step forward again.
I fully support Rosie and the Nepal Trust's initiative to help the mountain people
The Japanese occupation of Taiwan (1895-1945) was both a blessing and a curse: it brought order out of chaos, allowing the mission work to go forward in peace, but it also isolated the mountain peoples
inside a 300-mile-long fence.
Again the cameras were there, and the event was chronicled as part of the Mountain Peoples
Workshop, a workshop that began 22 years ago at Western Kentucky University and continues each year.