Uyghur for fun
Though they live within the borders of western China, the 20 members of the song and dance troupe Tarim — visiting the lakes area this week for a six-day artist residency at the Historic Holmes Theatre — do not identify themselves as Chinese.
As their tour manager, Tursun Kadeer, informed children and staff at the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Elementary School during a Monday morning assembly, the members of Tarim are Uyghurs.
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