San Francisco, California, USA (March 1, 2010) - "I have been waiting my whole life to tell what happened in Tibet," declared an 82 year-old Tibetan refugee after meeting with Marcella Adamski, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist working in San Francisco's Financial District, who is working to record the life stories of exiled Tibetan elders.
In May 2001, photographer Tom Wool spent four weeks photographing life in the villages of Tibet’s Rongbuk Valley, an expanse of rugged terrain stretching fifty miles from the northern base of Mount Everest. Home to around 3000 Tibetans, this area is distinctly important to the indigenous population for its sacred geography and history.
Dharamshala: On 6 October China has claimed the first swine flu death in Tibet, saying an 18 year old Tibetan girl has died of A/H1N1 Flu on 4 October in Tibet's Maltrogangkar county (Ch: Maizhokunggar), near Tibetan capital Lhasa. But, China did not disclose any detailed information about the disease in areas of eastern Tibet.