Audio Recording Interview H0022: with Chime Gombo [Tib. 'chi med mgon po], (India, April 1993)

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Title
Interview H0022: with Chime Gombo [Tib. 'chi med mgon po], (India, April 1993)
Contributor Names
Paljor Tsarong (interviewer)
Goldstein, Melvyn (editor)
Chime Gombo [Tib. 'chi med mgon po] -- b. 1913 (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
3 text files.
3 digital audio files.
Part 1: 46 min 58 s
Part 2: 28 min 39 s
Part 3: 24 min 9 s
Language
Tibetan
Online Format
audio
online text
pdf
Description
Part 1: Chime Gombo [Tib. 'chi med mgon po] was a clerk in the Tseja Treasury Office and then became the dzongpön of Lhapsö [Tib. lha gsol] Dzong in Dakpo. In this interview, he discusses how in 1953 he went to Chamdo as the tax collector for the Tseja Office to collect the butter taxes. He also talks about his successful trading work bringing Indian goods to Chamdo. He provides firsthand details on going to Yadong in the second reception delegation to welcome the Dalai Lama when he came back from India after the Buddha Jayanti in 1957. He also talks in general about when Zhou Enlai met the Dalai Lama and how the democratic reforms were postponed. He finally discusses how a local militia was organized in Southern Tibet. Part 2: Chime Gombo [Tib. 'chi med mgon po] was a clerk in the Tseja Treasury Office who then became the dzongpön of Lhapsö [Tib. lha gsol] Dzong in Dakpo. In this interview, he first discusses his organization of a meeting of the 28 dzong in southern Tibet. He discusses Chushigandru's efforts to find food by starting a volunteer militia force in 1958. He also talks about distributing propaganda leaflets from Jenkhentsisum. Finally, he discusses the political attitudes towards the Khambas. Part 3: Chime Gombo [Tib. 'chi med mgon po] was a clerk in the Tseja Treasury Office and then became the dzongpön of Lhapsö [Tib. lha gsol] Dzong in Dakpo. In this interview, Chime Gombo discusses the meeting of the 28 dzong in Lhüntse Dzong and how the accommodations were arranged. He talks about the departure of the Dalai Lama to India and its effect on the Khambas and the Tibetan people. He differentiates the Kandrey Military Headquarters [joint militia-Khamba Headquarters] and the Chushigandru Headquarters and they how they functioned. sound recording | 3 text files. | 3 digital audio files. | Part 1: 46 min 58 s | Part 2: 28 min 39 s | Part 3: 24 min 9 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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Paljor Tsarong, Melvyn Goldstein, and Chime Gombo Tib. 'Chi Med Mgon Po. Interview H: with Chime Gombo Tib. 'chi med mgon po, India, April 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0022/.

APA citation style:

Paljor Tsarong, Goldstein, M. & Chime Gombo Tib. 'Chi Med Mgon Po. (1993) Interview H: with Chime Gombo Tib. 'chi med mgon po, India, April 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0022/.

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Paljor Tsarong, Melvyn Goldstein, and Chime Gombo Tib. 'Chi Med Mgon Po. Interview H: with Chime Gombo Tib. 'chi med mgon po, India, April 1993. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1993. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0022/>.

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