Mao in Tibetan disguise: History, ethnography, and excess

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Guest post by Carole MCGRANAHAN, University of Colorado. (The original academic article with footnotes and bibliography can be found and downloaded here at http://www.haujournal.org/index.php/hau/article/view/65) What does ethnographic theory look like in dialogue with… Continue reading

Lhakar Diaries, Facebook, and How we communicate

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…we both agreed that Facebook has changed the way Tibetans from different walks of life, whom occupy different level of status in our society, communicate.

Tibetan Women: The First Tibetan Female Autobiography

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I have good reason to write a few words on my joys and sufferings. Therefore I pray of you master, write it down. To which her master replied, “There is no need to… Continue reading

A note from an Indian supporter

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Last month, Jyotsna a friend of mine and member of Student for a Free Tibet called me and shared her concern and sadness on the rising number of self-immolations in Tibet. She was… 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

kilo ༧༨།

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བདུན་ཕྲག་ དང་པོ་ ལ་ ང་ རྒྱ་གར་ སླེབས་ ཡིན་ ང་ མེན་ཁང་ པྱིན་ ཡིན་ དེ་དུས་ ང་ kilo ༧༨་ རེད་ འདུག་ ཟླ་བ་ གཉིས་ རྗེས་ལ་ ང་ kilo ༧༨་ གཅིག་པ་ རེད་ འདུག་ དཀོན་མཆོག་གསུམ། འདི་ གང་འདྲས་ རེད། ཟླ་བ དང་པོ་ ང་… Continue reading

Going back to Bir. TYC graces my hometown…

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It’s been three months that I last visited my hometown Bir. It is a small Tibetan settlement two hours away from Dharamshala, capital of Tibetan exiles, in Himachal Pradesh, North India. My brother… Continue reading

ཇོ་ལ་ vs ལྡོ་ཕད་

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དེ་རིང་ ང་ ་འབྲས་ལྗོངས་ ལ་ ཡོད་ འདེའི་ གནམ་ཤིས་ སྐྱིད་པོ་ འདུག་ ཁ་ལག་ ཡག་པོ འདུག་ དང་ ངས་ ཉལ་གྲི ཆེན་པོ་ འདུག་ ཚང་མ་ སྐྱིད་པོ་ འདུག་། ཧིཧིཧིཧི་  ཁ་སང་ གཟའ་ཟླ་བ་ ང་ རྡ་རམ་ས་ལ་ ནས་ འབྲས་ལྗོངས་ ལ་ སླེབས་ པ་ ཡིན་ རྡ་རམ་ས་ལ་ ནས་… Continue reading

Learning Tibetan on Lhakar: Episode Four

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This week I wanted to share a video and some photos from my visit to the Sambhota Day School in Gankyi to show how these awesome young students observe Lhakar every Wednesday. From the… Continue reading

Seediq Bale of Tibet

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The last two weeks have been very busy with our 2nd Taiwan University students’ Educational tour to Dharamsala, jointly organized by Taiwan Friends of Tibet and Students for a Free Tibet-India. The program… Continue reading