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AHP 32 Following the Herds: Rhythms of Tibetan Pastoral Life in A mdo

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This book focuses on the traditional ecological knowledge of Tibetan pastoralists in Smug po, a community on the northeast Tibetan Plateau. Following an introduction to the community, its territory, history, and other salient features, local pastoral
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    !"#$%&!$ !"#$"!#%&'#          ! !"#$%&!'()! !"#$%&'"   !"#$%&'!'%!(     #%)!'%*+,-%./   F OLLOWING THE H ERDS R  HYTHMS OF T IBETAN P  ASTORAL L IFE IN  A   MDO    by !"#$%& !"#$%   Chos bstan rgyal Edited by Gerald Roche  A  SIAN H IGHLANDS P ERSPECTIVES  32     A  SIAN  H   IGHLANDS  P   ERSPECTIVES    (  AHP  )   is a trans-disciplinary journal focused on the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding regions, including the Southeast Asian Massif, Himalayan Massif, the Extended Eastern Himalayas, the Mongolian Plateau, and other contiguous areas. H  ARD COPY  :  www.lulu.com/asianhp; O NLINE :    www.plateauculture.org/ asian-highlands-perspectives; E- MAIL : ahpjournal@gmail.com ISSN (print): 1835-7741; (electronic): 1925-6329; L IBRARY OF C ONGRESS C ONTROL N UMBER  : 2008944256; C  ALL NUMBER  : DS1.A4739; S UBJECTS : Uplands-Asia-Periodicals; Tibet, Plateau of-Periodicals E DITORIAL B OARD : Barbara Brower, Portland State University; Bianca Horlemann, Humboldt University; Bill Bleisch, China Exploration & Research Society; Charlene Makley, Reed College; Daniel Berounsk   !  , Charles University; Daniel Miller, US AID; Emily Yeh, University of Colorado; Fernanda Pirie, University of Oxford; Geoffrey Samuel, Cardiff University; Gray Tuttle, Columbia University; Hildegard Diemberger, University of Cambridge; Huadan Zhaxi (Dpal ldan bkra shis !"#$%&$'($)*+ ), Humboldt University; Jermay Jamsu ('Gyur med rgya mtsho !"#$%&'$(  !"#$ ), Independent Scholar; Juha Janhunen, University of Helsinki; Katherine Morton, Australian National University; Keith Dede, Lewis and Clark College; Keith Slater, SIL International, East Asia Group and University of North Dakota; Mark Bender, The Ohio State University; Mark Turin, Yale University; Paul K Nietupski, John Carroll University; Sarah E Fraser, Northwestern University; Sienna Craig, Dartmouth College; Toni Huber, Humbolt University; and Veronika Zikmundova, Charles University. O PEN  A  CCESS ,   C OPYRIGHT ,  AND P UBLISHING F EES :  AHP   is a green open access  journal; we do not charge publishing fees. All works published in  AHP   are subject to a Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/deed.en_US. Contributing authors may self-archive and disseminate their work. S UMMARY  : This book focuses on the traditional ecological knowledge of Tibetan pastoralists in Smug po, a community on the northeast Tibetan Plateau. Following an introduction to the community, its territory, history, and other salient features, local pastoral production and the annual pastoral cycle are described. Remaining chapters deal with the naming, breeding, and management of livestock; wildlife; grassland plants; pasture management;  weather prediction; rituals to ensure good fortune; and the treatment of livestock illnesses. Includes two maps, fifteen tables, sixty-six figures, a list of non-English terms with srcinal orthography, and an index. C OVER  :    Winter landscape in Smug po (photograph by Chos bstan rgyal, 2012).     3 C ONTENTS  I LLUSTRATIONS  6  A  CKNOWLEDGEMENTS  9 E DITOR  ' S I NTRODUCTION  10  A  UTHOR  ' S I NTRODUCTION  13 C ONSULTANTS  17 C HAPTER O NE :   S HORT S TORY -   C RY OF THE B LACK  Y   AK   21 C HAPTER T  WO :   S MUG PO C OMMUNITY   35 Location and Territory 36 Population 43 Language 43 Local History 44 Homes 47 Houses 47 Tents 49 The Local Economy 52 Caterpillar Fungus 53 Livestock Loans 54 Education 54 Local Deities 56 Gzhi bdag  'Mountain Deities' 56  Klu 'Water Deities' 60 Household and Personal Deities 63  Btsan  'Mountain Spirits' 65 The Local Monastery 66 C HAPTER T HREE :   P  ASTORALISM IN S MUG PO  69 Pastoral Production 70 Milk Products 70 Meat 75 Hair and Leather 79 Dung 81   4 The Pastoral Cycle 83  Winter 85 Spring 90  Sos ka 92 Summer 94  Autumn 101 C HAPTER F OUR  :   L IVESTOCK AND O THER  A  NIMALS  107 Introduction 108  Yaks 108 Determining the Age of Yaks 110 Differentiating Yaks 116  Yak Breeding 120 Breaking in Yaks 122 Hybrid Cattle 125 Sheep 126 Determining the Age of Sheep 127 Differentiating Sheep 131 Sheep Breeding 133 Horses 135 Horse Naming 143 Gelding Horses 146 Dogs 147  Wildlife 148 'Brong  'Wild Yak' (  Bos mutus ) 148  Kha 'chang  'Wolf' ( Canis lupus chanco ) 150 'Phar ba 'Dhole' ( Cuon alpinus ) 151 Wa 'Fox' ( Vulpes vulpes ) 152  Mi la tse tse  152  Phye 'Marmot' (  Marmota himalayana ) 153  Ri bong  'Rabbit' (  Lepus oiostolus ) 153  Dred mong  'Brown Bear' ( Ursus arctos pruinosus ) 154  A bra 'Pika' ( Ochotona himalayana ) 156 G  . yi dbur  'Lynx' (  Lynx lynx  ) 156  Khu byug  'Cuckoo' ( Cuculus spp. ) 156  Skya ka 'Eurasian Magpie' (  Pica pica ) 157   5  Ho rog 'Raven' ( Corvus spp. ) 157  Skyung ka  'Red-billed Chough' (  Pyrrhocorax  pyrrhocorax  ) 158 'Sparrow' –  Khang byi'u  and  Byi'u skya leb  159 C HAPTER F IVE :   H ERD AND P  ASTURE M  ANAGEMENT  161 Introduction 162 Local Plants 163 Pasture Management 165  Weather and Weather Prediction 166 Ensuring Fortune 168 G.yang  169 Tshe thar 172  Srung g.yag  175 Divination with Sheep Body Parts 180 Treating Livestock Illnesses 182 C ONCLUSION  187 N ON -E NGLISH T ERMS  191 I NDEX   205
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