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  • Pema Dorje
    to raise awareness about Tibet His goal is to go on a cross country peace march As he recently stated Some time next year I will undertake a peace march from here to New York and if something happens on the way for the right cause of the Tibetan situation or the preservation of Tibetan culture or any other great important causes other than Tibetan I am willing to risk

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/past/hah_tibet/tinm/h/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Pema Rabgay
    and married the following year Now they have a young daughter named Sonam On raising children in America Pema says I think first generation immigrants have the most difficult time raising children The parents are at work and the children are at school and the children see their parents doing housework and they lose their parents as role models because the children want to be successful and they choose someone

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/past/hah_tibet/tinm/i/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Gendun Sakyal and Thinley Wangmo
    Tibetan couple to marry in New Mexico To do this they traveled back to India where they were wed quietly during the winter of 1994 in Dharamsala the home of Thinley s parents From the left is Thinley s son

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/past/hah_tibet/tinm/e/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Dorjee Gyaltsen
    to visit his family in April 1994 His mother listening to him practice a new tune carried Dorjee as an infant out of Tibet on her back A tall striking

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/past/hah_tibet/tinm/c/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Lobsang
    who currently runs a Tibetan cultural center in Philadelphia Lobsang Samten is well known throughout the world for creating numerous mandala s from memory From March 8 1998 to April 19 1999 Lobsang Samten and his assistant Thupten Chonyi constructed

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/past/hah_tibet/mandala/lobsang/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Life in India
    this section of the exhibition Paldonlak left THF in March of 1996 Her father died in early 1996 and her mother in May of 1996 which compelled her to leave Mussoorie and return to Lhasa where she now lives Thupten Sangyal Selling Sweaters on the Mussoorie Mall In addition to other modes of occupation Tibetans in India have taken to small scale business to supplement their income One of the

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/past/hah_tibet/tyouth/lifein/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Imagining Home
    woman from Amdo whose distinctive clothing includes a gyabtar hanging down her back The Amdo gyabtar is worn by a woman who is over 18 signifying that she is now a woman who is able to live in her own tent Phurbu Tsering b 1975 Khampa Warriors at Stupa The province of Kham in eastern Tibet is known for its brave soldiers Many people from Kham formed a guerrilla movement

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/past/hah_tibet/tyouth/imhome/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Recycling and the Aesthetics of Sound
    emerged from the scrap heap of the oil industry during the Second World War It was around this time that young islanders began to transform discarded 55 gallon oil barrels into tunable percussive instruments with a revolutionary new sound Some people credit famed steel drummaker Ellie Mannette with the idea of tuning the bottom of a steel drum so that it can produce a wide range of musical notes Today a full orchestra consists of about 25 such drums known locally as pans The pan musicians playing by ear with incredible precision perform everything from calypso to European classics Rattles drums and scrapers are all designed to make sounds and keep the beat For centuries percussion makers from Africa to the Americas have made such instruments from natural materials like gourd hide shell bone pebbles and bark In the 20th century common Euro American cast offs tin cans plastic buckets eating utensils metal pipes brake drums and pot lids have been adapted by folk musicians for percussive music making Not all members of traditional communities are necessarily happy with the change in volume or quality of the resultant recycled sound For example the ceremonial use of bean and food can

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