Before the invasion of Tibet by the People’s Republic of China (PRC), mining was rarely conducted in that region. Within the Tibetan cultural sphere, mining and ground disturbance are often said to remove “the bcud [nutrition or essence] of the earth, of which minerals are [a] primary form.” During the Cultural Revolutions, Tibetan people were […]
Author Archives: Dhondup Wangmo
Dhondup Wangmo is a research fellow at the Tibet Policy Institute, a think-tank of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamshala, India. She holds a Master of Science in zoology from Panjab University in Chandigarh, India.