SPECIAL: Isaan folk tales (part eleven)

In this final part of our Isaan folk tale series we present two stories featuring important cultural aspects of the Northeast: the rocket festival and the string-tying ceremony. 

SPECIAL: Isaan folk tales (part ten)

This week The Isaan Record has a story about Surin and its famous connection to elephants, and the story of a Korat woman who “saved” the Thai there from an “invasion” of a Lao army. We will continue with more stories next week. Have a nice Songkran! Be safe! Story 19: The Land of the […]

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Is the key to happiness a daughter in Europe?

While Europe worries about trafficking and the so-called refugee crisis, Isaan villagers are still building their hopes on women’s migration and labor abroad, writes Social Anthropologist Sine Plambech in this guest commentary.

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