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  • 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 . 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 . 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 . 2011
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Snying dkar skyid སྙིང་དཀར་སྐྱིད།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Snying dkar skyid writes: I recorded this story from Khro mo rgyal (b. 1927) in Stag rig Village (Khrang dmar Township, Khri ka County, Mtsho Iho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province). She is one of the best storytellers in the village. Most village children ...

  • publication . Article . 2013
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Gerong Pincuo (kɛ́izoŋ pʰiŋtsʰu); Henriëtte Daudey;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Two Pumi funeral speech rituals of the Wenquan Pumi area in northwestern Yunnan Province illustrate the traditional genre of speeches through their use of metaphor and parallellism. The speeches express the central concept of giving and repaying that plays an important ...

  • 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 . 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:
    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 . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    G.yang skyabs rdo rje གཡང་སྐྱབས་རྡོ་རྗེ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    In summer of 2007, I was a student in Rwa rgya at Snowland Sherig Norbling School. The students in Rwa rgya, and in most other places in Mgo log Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, had a break for almost one month to collect caterpillar fungus and thus be able to better meet...

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