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Year End Review of Some Good Books

by Barbara Nimri Aziz Mine is not a list of new releases. I’m moving backwards–a positive move. That is to say, I’m not reading the latest Arab American…

Anthony Shadid 1968-2012

by Barbara Nimri Aziz updated Dec. 2020 In a short obscure film clip from our mourned brother Anthony Shadid, the award winning writer spoke with a compassion and…

Snow, roads, birds and plows

By Barbara Nimri Aziz, Counterpunch,org Feb 1, 2019 Shrugging off what’s called cabin fever, I depart, slowly, to test my car and traction on the roadway. I follow…

Just Another Spring in Progress?

APRIL 24, 2019, Counterpunch.org My corner of New York’s Catskill Mountains is shortly due to explode in green. Today however, it’s brown, beige, russet and auburn:– a wrapping…

Tibetan Pottery

Published in Ceramics Monthly, March 1993. By Barbara Nimri Aziz. Tibet’s otherwise bleak, brown land­ scape is sometimes broken by rust-col- ored hillocks. Located just beyond the mud…

Tibetan Manuscript Maps of Dingri Valley

Originally published in The Canadian Cartographer, Vol 12.1. 1975 An examination of Dingri Valley Tibetan maps. Townscapes of the area are discussed, and, throughout the paper attention is…

Tibetan Manuscript Maps of Dingri Valley

Originally published in The Canadian Cartographer, Vol 12.1. 1975 An examination of Dingri Valley Tibetan maps. Townscapes of the area are discussed, and, throughout the paper attention is…