The Treasury of Lives

Catherine Tsuji received an MA in Religious Studies at University of California Santa Barbara. She is currently an editor at the Treasury of Lives.

Published June 2021


DiValerio, David M. 2015. The Holy Madmen of Tibet. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, p. 228.

Goldstein, Melvyn C., Ben Jiao, and Tanzen Lhundrup. 2010. On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet: The Nyemo Incident of 1969. Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press.

Jamyang Norbu, "Transcending the Confines of Traditional Male-Dominated Society in Old Tibet", Shadow Tibet (blog), December 31, 2020,

Nycyak, “Tibetan Women: Thrinley Chodon & the Nyemo Revolt,” Lhakar Diaries (blog), April 4, 2012,

Radio Free Asia Tibetan. "Thinley Choedon - The Nyemo Incident of 1969," January 10, 2019, Youtube video, 6:27.

Smith Jr., Warren W. 1997. Tibetan Nation: A History of Tibetan Nationalism and Sino-Tibetan Relations. Boulder, Colorado, USA: Westview Press, pp. 549-551.

"Tibet Oral History and Archive Project, Library of Congress," Library of Congress, Accessed June 15, 2021.

Tsering Shakya. 1999. The Dragon in the Land of Snows. New York: Penguin Compass, pp. 343-347.

Tsering Woeser. 2020. Forbidden Memory: Tibet During the Cultural Revolution. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Voice of America. "Nye mo a ne 'phrin las chos sgron," November 15, 2018, mp3, 16:26.

Weiner, Benno. "The Development and Composition of Cultural Revolution-era Factionalism in the Tibetan Autonomous Region." Unpublished manuscript.

Weiner, Benno.“When the Sky Fell to the Earth: The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, 1966-1971.” MA thesis, Columbia University, 2002.

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