Oral history interview with Sonam Yangzom, 2010

Oral history interview with Sonam Yangzom, 2010

 

Name:
Li, Jianglin, 1956- (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Sonam Yangzom, 2010
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Sonam Yangzom (Tib. Bsod nams dbyangs 'dzom), born circa 1954 to a nomad family in Ngari (Tib. Mgna' ris); regarding the escape of her nomad family in 1959/1960 to Nepal and then India in 1963; describes the loss of elders during escape and her stay in a nursery in Mussoorie until Class 8; hardships such as hunger during the early years in exile, etc.
Collection Name:
Jianglin Li Interviews with Tibetan Exiles
Subjects:
Refugees, Tibetan; Social conditions; Women, Tibetan; Tibetans; India; Nepal; Ngari Diqu (China); Bsod-nams-dbyangs-'dzom
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
September 4, 2010
Physical Description:
2 video files (Part 1: 9 minutes; Part 2: 9 minutes)
Note:
Interviewed by Jianglin Li at Settlement Number 3 in Mundgod, India, on September 4, 2010.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interview conducted in Tibetan through an interpreter, with Chinese summary translations for the interviewer.
Note (Biographical):
Bsod nams dbyangs 'dzom, born circa 1954 to a nomad family in Ngari (Tib. Mgna' ris)
Language:
Tibetan; Chinese
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
8672337
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-mghg-sg76