||Biographical Note: Native of Pingweng Village, Shuiluo Township, Muli
Tibetan Autonomous County, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China. In the past,
director of a gold mining company. Ethnicity: Xumi Tibetan. Education level: elementary
school. Languages: Shixing (ISO639-3:sxg) native language, the variety of the Middle
Reaches of Shuiluo River; Chinese, Mandarin (ISO639-3:cmn), Southwestern Mandarin; Pumi,
Southern (ISO639-3:pmj) advanced knowledge of Pumi, the variety of Muli County (Taoba
dialect); Tibetan, Khams (ISO639-3:khg) advanced knowledge of the Tibetan dialect of
Muli County (Kami Tibetan).