Tibet Essays

The Tibetan Drokpa

I. INTRODUCTION The Tibetan plateau was then a haven for drokpas and their herds. For the natives of Tibet, their yaks, sheep, cattle, horses and goats are their most precious possessions. Traditionally, their yak tents are indicative of their rich culture and how many of these herds they can tend say much of their social status. Their migratory lifestyle and their skill in determining environmental changes are their weapons of surviving in the harsh environment of Tibetan plateau. However changes…

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