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Tibetan Refugee Rug Weavers in Nepal

Starting in the 1950s, many Tibetans were forced to flee into Nepal.  There are still 3 refugee settlements in Pokhara. These ones and their children and grandchildren are still considers refugees, as they do not have Nepali citizenship. For income, they rely on tourists to sell their wares too:  Buddhist religious items, jewelry, woven items,…