Talk:Tibetan people

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Cuisine[edit]

The potatoes in the cuisine section, are they some species of "native potatoes" or are they potatoes that originated in south America, as in the rest of the world? 86.176.51.41 (talk) 12:59, 23 April 2012 (UTC)

Culture (again)[edit]

Hmm, I asked this two years ago and somehow my question was deleted: The first paragraph in this section implies that Tibetans do not bathe frequently, but only on special holidays: "Each person takes part in the Bathing Festival three times: at birth, at marriage, and at death. It is traditionally believed that people should not bathe casually, but only on the most important occasions."

Is there any truth to this idea that I have seen used as propaganda? I do not know current Tibetan custom.

Mtkoan (talk) 08:25, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

1.2 million Tibetans[edit]

Even Tibetans and others like Patrick French has disputed this figure. [1] — Preceding unsigned comment added by Whu4 (talkcontribs) 22:41, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

Notable Tibetans image[edit]

I suggest the following persons:

That would be four men & four women, except for one all with photographs available (mostly color photographs), and politically balanced (really only two of them are political figures from the post-1959 period).—Greg Pandatshang (talk) 23:08, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

Physical characteristics/ Origins/ Genetics[edit]

The pictures of Tibetans all look Chinese to me. Even the Dalai Lama looks Chinese. 86.174.44.201 (talk) 00:36, 23 August 2014 (UTC)