Sienna Craig

Sienna Craig is a Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College. She received her BA in Religious Studies from Brown University in 1996 and her PhD in cultural anthropology from Cornell University in 2006. Craig is the author of The End of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives Between Nepal and New York, Mustang in Black and White, Healing Elements: Efficacy and The Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine, and Hoses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage through the Himalayas. She is the co-editor of Medicine Between Science and Religion: Explorations on Tibetan Grounds and Studies of Medical Pluralism in Tibetan History and Society.

IdeasMagazine | Travel

Ruminations on a Road

Mustang, Nepal, has been a trading route and Buddhist pilgrimage site for centuries. Although remote, Mustang is far from provincial. Thakali, an ethnic clan from Lower Mustang, make their homes around the globe, and many Loba,…

By Sienna Craig

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