Caring for Ancestral Heritage away from Home: The Hyolmo Adivasi (indigenous people) of Helambu in Kathmandu

@article{Torri2017CaringFA,
  title={Caring for Ancestral Heritage away from Home: The Hyolmo Adivasi (indigenous people) of Helambu in Kathmandu},
  author={Davide Torri},
  journal={Material Religion},
  year={2017},
  volume={13},
  pages={385 - 386}
}
The 2015 earthquake severely affected the Hyolmo, a Nepalese minority group, inhabiting two of the most affected areas: the Helambu valley in Sindhupalchowk district and the Kathmandu Valley. While their villages in Helambu were almost totally destroyed, their Kathmandu houses in the suburbs of Chabahil, Bodhnath and Jorpati were only partially affected, with the notable exception of the so-called Hyolmo gompa (monastery). Serving both as community temple and cultural center, and located in… 
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