Oral history interview with Norbu Gyentsen (official),

Oral history interview with Norbu Gyentsen (official),

 

Title:
Oral history interview with Norbu Gyentsen (official),
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Norbu Gyentsen (Tib. Nor bu rgyal mtshan, also Norbu Gyaltsen ; Ch. Luobujiangcun or Luobu Jiangcun), Party Secretary of the Southwest Minority University (Xi nan min zu da xue); discusses his childhood in Kham (Tib. Khams) with parents of Han Chinese and Tibetan background, respectively; also comments on Tibetan language. He discusses in some detail his sense of identity, and how he "feels Tibetan" and the reasons for this.
Collection Name:
Sino-Tibetan Oral History Project
Subjects:
Kham pa (Tibetan people); Tibetan language; Social conditions; Education; Ethnicity; Tibet Region; Garze Zangzu Zizhizhou (China); Sichuan Sheng (China); Nor-bu-rgyal-mtshan
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Physical Description:
1 video file (47 minutes)
Note:
Content labeled Tape 32 on original time-coded shotlist.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interview in Chinese, with English summary.
Note (Biographical):
Norbu Gyentsen was born in 1956 in Kham (Tib. Khams) and in 1971 entered high school in Ganzi County (Tib. Dkar mdzes). In 2000, at the time of the interview, he was Oarty Secretary of the Southwest Minority University (Xi nan Min zu Da xue) in Chengdu.
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
7202483
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-v1e8-p306