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  • Article on Tibetan Refugees in Bylakuppe, India

    The following is a revision of an article that I wrote from a visit to the Bylakuppe Tibetan Refugee camp in Karnataka, India. Abroad View magazine selected it for publication in their spring 2008 print edition.Seekers of Refuge in a Land of No Return:Conversations with Tibetan Refugees in BylakuppeIn 1959, on the heels of their [...]

  • Seekers of Refuge in a Land of No Return

    Seekers of Refuge in a Land of No Return:Conversations with Tibetan Refugees in BylakuppeIn 1959, on the heels of their beloved Dalai Lama, tens of thousands of Tibetans abandoned their Chinese occupied homeland and sought refuge in India. Recognizing the atrocious nature of the Chinese invasion and subsequent colonization, along with the uncomforting political situation [...]

  • Tibetan Refugee Camp, Bylakuppe, India

    Cat living on woman’s bent back. Hard workers these Tibetans are.The following photos are from my visit to the Bylakuppe refugee camp in Karnataka Province, Southern India. I conducted interviews with refugees from the local school, community organizations, and villages which comprises the article in the above post.These photos show a modal of the Potala [...]

  • Bylakkupe photos

    These photos were taken from a visit that I took to the Bylakuppe refugee camp in Southern India as a part of my Friends World Program, Long Island University studies http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/globalcollege/. They show monks carrying out a very agressive, loud, though playful, debate session, school children from the refugee school, a monastery, and village children [...]

  • Tibetan Refugee Camp- Bylakuppe