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  • publication . Article . 2013
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Benno Ryan Weiner;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    In recent years, the study of China's minorities has become something of an ethnographic subgenre. Given the political sensitivities involved, however, it is unsurprising that relatively little of this fieldwork has been conducted among populations the Chinese state def...

  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Mgon po tshe ring;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    A ritual performed in 1999 in Dge rtse (Genzhi 更知) Township, Brag 'go (Luhuo 炉霍) County, Dkar mdzes (Ganzi 甘孜) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan (四川) Province is described. The ritual involved a man, his son, and his nephew taking a wolf skin, visiting nine village...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Lcags so lhun 'grub ལྕགས་སོ་ལྷུན་འགྲུབ། (Klu sgrub ཀླུ་སྒྲུབ།);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    My family had three horses in 2016, but when I was about five years old (2006) we had seven horses. Over time, we sold four horses to people living in other communities. We do not want to sell horses to Chinese and Muslim businessmen because Father says, "They take the ...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Dbang 'dus sgrol ma དབང་འདུས་སྒྲོལ་མ། (Wende Zhuoma 文德卓玛);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    In a time, incomparably long ago during an era as old as the stars and as long as the rivers, there was a king named A thos, who was renowned for his kindness and courage. The land he ruled was prosperous and peaceful. However, one year a disastrous drought struck and t...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Sangs rgyas bkra shis སངས་རྒྱས་བཀྲ་ཤིས།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Tshe ring don 'grub, officially classified as a Mongolian, was born 13 October 1961 in Sog (Henan) Mongolian Autonomous County, Rma lho (Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Mtsho sngon (Qinghai) Province. He herded livestock until he was thirteen and then attended ...

  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    William B. Noseworthy;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    John Holt draws deeply upon more than twenty years of scholarship on the Theravadin world in Spirits of the Place, a work that analyzes the historical role of Buddhism in Laos. This work will appeal to scholars in such diverse fields as history, anthropology, sociology,...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Sangs rgyas bkra shis སངས་རྒྱས་བཀྲ་ཤིས།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    heard many Uncle Ston pa stories from my neighbor's uncle, Lhun 'grub, my father's second sister's father-in-law. He was well-known for his eloquence and settled many conflicts between villagers. My parents drove our livestock to distant pastures and lived in a tent for...

  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Bo Wang;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Identity and legitimation are arguably the two most significant analytical tools required to understand religion in contemporary China. Particularly in Southwest China, the uncertainty and ambiguity in the ongoing processes of legitimizing and making ethnic identities a...

  • publication . Article . 2012
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    G.yu lha གཡུ་ལྷ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Lavrung is a little studied Qiangic language spoken by a small group of Tibetans in Rangtang County, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China. This work provides the first monographic introduction to Lavrung Tibetans and their language and cu...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Mi chag don 'grub མི་ཆག་དོན་འགྲུབ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Uncle Ston pa had not had a bath for a long time. It was summer, so he thought he'd go to a small beach he knew by the river that ran by his village and wash up. When he got to the small secluded beach, he looked around and saw that nobody else was there. He then took o...

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