By Gillian G. Tan
This narrative of subsistence at the Tibetan plateau describes the life-worlds of individuals in a sector commonly referred to as Kham who stream with their yaks from pasture to pasture, looking on the milk creation in their herd for sustenance. Gillian Tan�s tale, in line with her personal event of residing via seasonal cycles with the folk of Dora Karmo among 2006 and 2013, examines the community�s strong courting with a Buddhist lama and their interactions with exterior brokers of switch. In displaying how they understand their setting and reside of their global, Tan conveys a spare attractiveness that honors the stillness and rhythms of nomadic life.
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In the Circle of White Stones: Moving through Seasons with Nomads of Eastern Tibet (Studies on Ethnic Groups in China) by Gillian G. Tan