Edith Mirante is author of “The Wind in the Bamboo: Journeys in Search of Asia's 'Negrito' Indigenous Peoples” and 2 books about Burma (Myanmar.) In 1986 she founded of Project Maje which distributes information on Burma’s human rights and environmental issues. www.projectmaje.org

Follow @edithmirante for her Twitter History Threads on topics including armed struggle, mining and land rights.