Audio Recording Interview H0017: with Champa Yönden [Tib. byams pa yon tan], (India, 8 November 1993)

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Title
Interview H0017: with Champa Yönden [Tib. byams pa yon tan], (India, 8 November 1993)
Contributor Names
Paljor Tsarong (interviewer)
Goldstein, Melvyn (editor)
Champa Yönden [Tib. byams pa yon tan] -- b. ca. 1923 (interviewee)
Created / Published
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Subject Headings
-  Political History Collection
Notes
-  India (place of recording)
-  The interview was conducted and recorded in Tibetan and translated into English. (contents)
-  Interview in Tibetan.
-  This document is part of the Political History Collection of the Tibetan Oral History and Archive Project, edited by Melvyn Goldstein, and published by the Center for Research on Tibet, Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
-  male (gender)
Form
sound recording
Extent
4 text files.
4 digital audio files.
Part 1: 47 min 55 s
Part 2: 46 min 52 s
Part 3: 82 min 12 s
Part 4: 75 min 31 s
Language
Tibetan
Online Format
audio
online text
pdf
Description
Part 1: Champa Yönden [Tib. byams pa yon tan] was a monk official who had served as the district head [Tib. 'go ba] of Yangpajen [Tib. yangs pa can]. In this interview, he talks about the recruitment of monk soldiers and how the Dalai Lama was given political power, as well as about the early 1950s in Lhasa. He also discusses the first meeting of the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama. Part 2: Champa Yönden [Tib. byams pa yon tan] was a monk official who had served as the district head [Tib. 'go ba] of Yangpajen [Tib. yangs pa can]. In this interview, he discusses the Chinese arrival in 1951 and their construction of highways and their accommodations in Lhasa. He discusses Zhang Jingwu arrival and talks about the People's Association and Chushigandru. He also describes the trade between the Yangpajen nomads and the Chinese 7.1 and 8.1 State Farms. He concludes with a discussion of the Dalai Lama's negotiations in China in 1954-55. Part 3: Champa Yönden [Tib. byams pa yon tan] was a monk official who had served as the district head [Tib. 'go ba] of Yangpajen [Tib. yangs pa can]. In this interview, he discusses the preparations of the Tibetan government in 1950 to confront the Chinese and the general attitudes of the populace about the Chinese threat He also discusses the 17-Point Agreement and the first meeting of the Panchen Lama and the Dalai Lama. He also talks about the Preparatory Committee for the Tibet Autonomous Region and the plans for trial democratic reforms in Tölung Tselde Dzong. Part 4: Champa Yönden [Tib. byams pa yon tan] was a monk official who had served as the district head [Tib. 'go ba] of Yangpajen [Tib. yangs pa can]. In this interview, he discusses the Reform Office [Tib. Legjö legung] that was started by the Dalai Lama and the reforms it implemented concerning how districts were managed. He talks about the trial democratic reform program started in Tselde Dzong in 1956 and also about the activities of Chushigandru and his role in recruiting fighters from Karkhang in 1959. sound recording | 4 text files. | 4 digital audio files. | Part 1: 47 min 55 s | Part 2: 46 min 52 s | Part 3: 82 min 12 s | Part 4: 75 min 31 s | India (Place Of Recording). The interview was conducted and recorded in Tibetan and translated into English. (Contents). Interview in Tibetan. This document is part of the Political History Collection of the Tibetan Oral History and Archive Project, edited by Melvyn Goldstein, and published by the Center for Research on Tibet, Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. male (Gender). Sound Recording (Form).
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Chicago citation style:

Paljor Tsarong, Melvyn Goldstein, and Champa Yönden Tib. Byams Pa Yon Tan. Interview H: with Champa Yönden Tib. byams pa yon tan, India, 8 November 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0017/.

APA citation style:

Paljor Tsarong, Goldstein, M. & Champa Yönden Tib. Byams Pa Yon Tan. (1993) Interview H: with Champa Yönden Tib. byams pa yon tan, India, 8 November 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0017/.

MLA citation style:

Paljor Tsarong, Melvyn Goldstein, and Champa Yönden Tib. Byams Pa Yon Tan. Interview H: with Champa Yönden Tib. byams pa yon tan, India, 8 November 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0017/>.

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