Tibetan Women: Thrinley Chodon & The Nyemo Revolt

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I am currently taking a class on Tibetan women visionaries at Columbia. In all my years taking Tibetan studies classes, I have never run into one focused solely on women, so I was… Continue reading

A journey through Hip Hop and Tibet

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Tenzin Wangchuk, MC name Exiled Prophet, shares his journey of growing up in New York and discovering Tibet through hip hop. He is the co-founder of Mind of a Monk, a Tibetan music… Continue reading

Spoken Words by Jigme Ritzekura

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We’d like to pay our respect and prayers to Jamphel Yeshi who passed away last night. Tibetans in India are doing everything they can to carry his and those insides, voices to Hu… Continue reading

Political Love for Tibet

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With the intensifying crackdown inside Tibet right now, it can sometimes be difficult to stay positive/cheerful about Tibet’s situation. But today was a slap-in-the-face-“stay-cool-goddammit!” kind of day. With the nomination by an Ontario… Continue reading

Two Things I Wish to Share on Lhakar

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Dorjee Tseten shares a powerful Lhakar moment observed by 2000 Tibetan students in Dharamsala and a creative political theatre by organized by SFT India calling on the UN to take action for Tibet.… Continue reading

Tibet Lobby Day USA!

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By the Young Turquoise Bee This week my sister and I decided to honor Lhakar a few days early. We joined a record number of Tibetan-Americans and supporters in Washington, DC for the 4th… Continue reading

LA Times Profile of Recent Self Immolations

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Self-immolations in Tibet Show No Sign of Slowing On March 10th, the Los Angeles Times ran an interesting article  profiling some of the Tibetans who have recently self immolated in Tibet. We thought it would… Continue reading

Destroying The Space Of Oppression One Explosion At A Time

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This morning I saw the news regarding the bombing that took place in Derge. According to the reports, a 32 year old man named Tashi bombed the government building that was “newly constructed to allow station officials to watch over residents of Rekpa and Wapa villages, angering the residents, according to Ngawang Sangpo, a Tibetan with contacts in the area.”

A Lhakar Pledge: Learning My Own Way, by the Young Turquoise Bee

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The first time I was ever fully immersed in a Tibetan community was in Bloomington, Indiana at a Tibetan Youth Cultural Camp organized by the Office of Tibet. I was fifteen years old,… Continue reading

Tibetans Lobby their MP’s in UK

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Yesterday on Lhakar,  Tibetans in UK, including our very own Pema Yoko, went to lobby their representatives.at the Houses of Parliament. Tibetans and supporters call upon their elected government representatives to write and… Continue reading