With an average elevation higher than the tallest peaks of Colorado, Tibet has been called the "Roof of the World."
Join Active Minds as we explore the history and controversy that surrounds this unique region.
China claims that Tibet has been part of China for centuries, while Tibet maintains that China illegally invaded the independent country in 1949.
We will cover the role of the Dalai Lama and the views of China and the international community as we seek to understand the situation there- Tattered Cover
John Henderson is a master teacher with 15 years of teaching experience.
He received his undergraduate degree in History and Geography from the University of California at Berkeley and his masters degree in Teaching from the University of Chicago.
John Henderson, co-founder of Active Minds, explains that the Dalai Lama is both the spiritual and secular leader of Tibet as he traces the underlying political implications of Buddhism's trek to Tibet.