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Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Internship Program Wraps Up 2013 Edition

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Like every year around this time, the Ottawa Tibetan community said goodbye to a group of bright young Tibetans who came to stay with us for 2 months. Under the leadership of Canadian… Continue reading

Take action for Tibet from the inside

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There are many reasons I’m happy to be a Tibetan-Canadian. I get to eat both beaver tails and donkey ears [phungoo amjhok]. I get to enjoy cheese so dry it’s as hard as… Continue reading

Lhakar Update

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It’s been a while since I posted so I thought I’d write a short post to update everyone on the Lhakar kind of day I had today. The Ottawa Tibetan community, although very… Continue reading

Canada’s Stance on Tibet’s Independence

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With today being February 13th, Tibet’s Independence Day, and the 100th anniversary of the day when the 13th Dalai Lama proclaimed the restoration of Tibet’s independence, it got me thinking; while Tibet was… Continue reading

Death by China

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This past week, I saw the film ‘Death by China’. This film is based on the book written by Peter Navarro and Greg Autry. I didn’t know what to expect going into this… Continue reading

J’adore mon pays, le Tibet

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Earlier this month, I took a little weekend trip to Montreal, in the province of Quebec. While Ottawa, where I live, is a city that is more or less bilingual with most people… Continue reading

The time I found myself in the middle of a Tibetan wedding

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Sooo I guess it’s wedding season – it seems like EVERYONE is getting married right now. So I thought I’d write a post describing Tibetan weddings but I had no idea where to… Continue reading

THE NEW GENERATION OF THE LAND OF SNOWS, WE WILL RACE WALK TOGETHER

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For a long time now, I’ve been wanting to do a post about sports and Tibet. And now with Choeyang Kyi from Tibet winning an Olympic medal just days ago in the 20km… Continue reading

Virtually Learning Tibetan

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So the last few days, I’ve discovered a few cool tools/services that are being offered to help preserve the Tibetan language. Earlier this week, I was browsing Facebook, when I saw a photo… Continue reading

Lobbying for Tibet… sort of

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Last week, a boardmember of the organization I work for came into the office and asked me and my colleague if we wanted to go to an event being hosted by my Member… Continue reading