The forbidden tongue | Curio

The forbidden tongue

11 mins | Aug 26, 2019

The women who created their own language to keep their secrets. In the Hunan province of China, for hundreds of years, women have been using the Nushsu language to evade the ears of men. In this piece, hear the women fighting to keep the language and its secrets alive. Written by Jon Watts and Huang Lisha, for the Guardian.

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From The Guardian