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On the Move

Human beings have always been on the move—often to seek new opportunities. The movements of individuals, families, and even entire communities impacts our identities, culture, and everyday lives.

This section of the exhibition highlights two of the ways in which nomadic Tibetans are on the move: first with the logistics of moving camps according to different seasons; and then with the migration of Tibetans to Xining in western China, which is part of what some historians and demographers believe may be the largest migration in human history.

  • Moving Camps & Setting Up Tents
  • Tibetan Migration to Xining
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