Insights By Jeffrey Warner

Insights By Jeffrey Warner2016-12-14T20:44:01+07:00

August 2020

July 2020

To Stride with Pride: A Human Rights Movement in Thailand (Chiang Mai Pride Parade)


I am pleased about releasing my new documentary, “To Stride with Pride: A Human Rights Movement in Thailand." This video ­­informs about brave people who are diligently striving toward attaining civic equity [...]

May 2019

Sacred Sound of Indigenous Deep-Meanings: The Traditional Lahu Flute


Development, Modernity, and Dissolving ‘Traditional’ Culture As a context for illustrating how perhaps all of humanity is being detrimentally impacted by capitalism related phenomena, “Sacred Sound of Indigenous-Deep Meanings: The Traditional Ethnic [...]

October 2018

July 2018

November 2017

August 2016

July 2016

March 2015

“Finding Creative Solutions to Urban Challenges” Conference Speech


Indigenous Voices: Glimpses into the Margins of Modern Development (by Jeffrey Warner): presentation introduction for the "Partnership for Change - Finding Creative Solutions to Urban Challenges" conference; Chulalongkorn University; Bangkok, Thailand; March 2-3, 2015 “Thank [...]

February 2015

November 2014

May 2014

OFF (again) TO THE “VILLAGE OF THE LITTLE WELL,” for research…

Northern Thailand, Uncategorized|

Tomorrow morning, I am off for three days of intense research in an ethnic Karen village called "Ban nam bor noi"(village of the little well).

 My close friend and colleague Tanya and I will be [...]

April 2014

Zimmy’s Restaurant Closes: preserve community…support its icons


Even living across the world from Hibbing, Minnesota, my hometown, it's saddening to learn that Zimmy's (Bob Dylan themed) Restaurant has closed! And, for what? Every time I consider coming back "home" to the Range [...]

Dignity Amidst the Rubbish On It’s Way to Burma!

Mae Sot Rubbish Dump, The Dignity Amidst The Rubbish Project|

Today, Ashin Sopaka received his print copy of Dignity Amidst the Rubbish. This has been on my mind and soul for four years. I told him that "I wasn't ever going to stop" until [...]

“Dignity” (comes) to the Mae Sot dump community…

Mae Sot Rubbish Dump, The Dignity Amidst The Rubbish Project|

On April 6, 2014 (at sunset), Ashin Sopaka and I returned to the community living on the Mae Sot Rubbish dump, after the four years it's taken to produce Dignity Amidst the Rubbish: Hour by [...]

February 2014

How come those Chinese tourists are taking pictures (while standing in the middle of the road)?

Chiang Mai|

Chiang Mai has changed a great deal in recent years. It’s “developing.” You may know what’s happening here. Condominium complexes and shopping malls are sprouting like wild grass. Who is going to live in all [...]

March 2013

Indigenous Voices: Glimpses into the Fringes of Modern Development

Chiang Mai|

*The following is a cross-section preview sample of the entire Indigenous Voices culture preservation project and photo book essay, which includes 300 photographs along with interview(s) material.* PART ONE EXPOSURE: Naïve, my life was going to [...]

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