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4 articles starting from stories of yurts, camels and marmots, to Sinophone Tibetan writer Alai, and 3 items of brief fiction by way of Nima Gyamtsan, Huatse Gyal, and Limusishiden, in addition to seven e-book experiences

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A bent willow pole is straightened in the mouth of the 'u cur ha. 24 Yurts in Be si chung Figure 11. Whittling a pole. Next, poles are whittled to an even size, and red earth is used to color 255 of them. One is left white, and is considered a symbol of men. This white pole is used on the male side of the yurt. After being painted, the poles are dried in the sun. The dried poles are then measured to determine where to make the holes for the lattice joints and are sawn to an even length. Figure 12.

If the A mdo people said yes, the Lha sa people were shocked and immediately prayed to Buddha, hoping that they wouldn't be reborn in such a place. Grandmother also told me the following about one of her relatives who is about her age: In that difficult time, he was very good at catching marmots. When he skinned and butchered marmots, hungry children would surround him and would try to grab and eat pieces of the raw marmot. When I was a child, I heard elders scold young people if they saw them kill marmots.

London and New York: Routledge, 210-228. Diemberger, Hildegard. 2007. Festivals and Their Leaders: the Management of Tradition in the Mongolian/Tibetan Borderlands in Uradyn E Bulag and Hildegard Diemberger (eds) The Mongolia-Tibet Interface: Opening New Research Terrains in Inner Asia. Leiden: Brill, 109-134. Dkon mchog skyabs དཀོན་མཆོག་(བས།. 2009. ིགས་པོད་གཉིས་པ། བེ་སི་ཆེ་'ང་། [A Compilation of Rma lho Mongol Historical Materials, Second Volume: Be si che chung] Zi ling ཟི་ལིང་།: Mtsho sngon mi rigs dpe skrun khang མཚ#་%ོན་མི་རིགས་དཔེ་/ན་ཁང་། [Qinghai Nationalities Press].

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