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85-Year-Old Nvshu Inheritor Promotes Nvshu Culture

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The photo, taken on November 21, shows He Jinghua, a Nvshu (Women's Script) inheritor, teaches Nvshu writing at Goulan Yao Village, Lanxi Yao Township, Jiangyong County. He, 85 years old, is an inheritor of national intangible cultural heritage of Nvshu. Three years ago, she suffered from cerebral infarction which caused paralysis of the lower half of her body. However, she has insisted in promoting Nvshu culture voluntarily and chanting Nvshu songs for years. As of now, she has taught more than 2,300 Nushu amateurs. (Photo/Chen Jianlin) 
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government www.enghunan.gov.cn.
 
Translator: Pang Yuehui
 
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn