The Final Dalai Lama and the Future of Tibet, McGill International Review

“The turbulent chapter between Tibet and China is bound to end when the Dalai Lama passes and a new leader for the Tibetan people is named by the Chinese government. In spite of that, the Dalai Lama seems to have different plans. He’s hinted in the past that he may be the last person to hold the title, leaving the decision of his reincarnation up to the Tibetan people to decide. In this instance, Tibetans can reject the Chinese government’s choice of the Dalai Lama and be without a spiritual leader for the first time since 1391.”

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Support the Women of the DTES at the Women’s Summer Fair and Flea Market, Vancouver Magazine

““I think in the rest of Vancouver there’s a stigma against the Downtown Eastside, but this fair highlights the beauty of the community and the talent that these women have. Many of these women make beautiful jewelry, art, and clothing, and the fair gives them the opportunity to put that on display,” Belmonte explains.”

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