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346 research outcomes, page 1 of 35
  • publication . Article . 2013
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Jack Hayes;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    This multidisciplinary anthology draws from papers presented at the international conference "Origins and Migrations Among TibetoBurman-Speakers of the Extended Eastern Himalaya" held at Humboldt University, Berlin in 2008. This collection of articles contributes to dis...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Tshe dbang rdo rje ཚེ་དབང་རྡོ་རྗེ། (Caixiangduojie 才项多杰);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    One morning Uncle Ston pa was going to have breakfast when he saw Tshe ring, the oil merchant whom he had tricked, coming to take revenge. Uncle Ston pa jumped up and ran for a long time on an empty stomach. At around noon he saw a nunnery in the distance. Even though h...

  • publication . Article . 2011
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Gelsang Lhamu སྐལ་བཟང་ལྷ་མོ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Fate was written by Gelsang Lhamu (b. 1986), a Tibetan native of Chalitong Village, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture 迪庆藏族白治州 Yunnan Province 云南省. She was motivated to write this story by the death of a girl in a neighboring village who died of leukemia in her final ...

  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Sienna Craig;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    It is something of a truism - if not a cliché - that cross-cultural encounters of the kind epitomized by the United States Peace Corps program can be life-changing experiences. Immersion into landscapes, languages, and cultures half a world away from where one is brough...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Rnam rgyal རྣམ་རྒྱལ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Once upon a very sunny time, there was a small kingdom with a lush grassland that produced livestock and horses that were much sought after. In this kingdom, there lived a herdsman, famous for his honesty and for never having lied. The king trusted this herdsman complet...

  • publication . Article . 2011
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Sa mtsho skyid ས་མཚོ་སྐྱིད།; Gerald Roche;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Tibetan concepts of gtsang ma (purity) in Phug sde Village (Bla brang Township, Xiahe 夏河 County, Gannan 甘南 Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu ( 甘肃 Province) are described. The role of purity in manipulating rten 'bre1 (fortune) during village rituals is explored, show...

  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    སྙིང་ལྕགས་རྒྱལ། Nangchakja (Snying lcags rgyal);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    The Last Dragon Banquet? provides details on an Amdo Tibetan community's history, population, education, economy, religion, language, housing, treatment of death, divination, conflict, and clothing. This is followed by a detailed ethnographic study of village weddings f...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Rnam rgyal རྣམ་རྒྱལ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    A hunter with a quiver full of arrows at the right side of his waist and a rainbow-like bow on his back was on his way to a deep, narrow valley that slowly opened to a jungle in which only a bold man would dare set foot. Big trees held their numerous arms around each ot...

  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Sangs rgyas bkra shis སངས་རྒྱས་བཀྲ་ཤིས།; CK Stuart;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    This paper focuses on the hunting, cooking, and eating of marmots among pastoralists in Gcan tsha thang (Jianzhatan) Township, Gcan tsha (Jianzha) County, Mtsho sngon (Qinghai) Province, PR China. Folklore positing a connection between humans and marmots is discussed an...

  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Roger Bates; Nicky Harman; Rupert Wilmot;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    A superb collection of 150 black-and-white photographs of 1930s Ladakh, capturing its final days as a hub of trade routes between Tibet and Kashmir, India and Yarkand. These portraits of people, landscapes and Buddhist ceremonies taken by amateur photographer Rupert Wil...

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