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Kathmandu— Autumn 2015

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Sienna Craig is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Dartmouth College. She is the co-editor of HIMALAYA and the co-founder of DROKPA (, a nonprofit organization dedicated to partnering with pastoral communities in the greater Himalayan region to implement grassroots development and promote social entrepreneurship. The author of several books, including Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage through the Himalaya (2008) and Healing Elements: Efficacy and the Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine (2012), she enjoys writing across genres, from ethnography to poetry and creative nonfiction.

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