Biographical Note: Retired, used to work as elementary school teacher in various schools in Shuiluo Township in Muli Tibetan Autonomous County, currently resides in the administrative seat of Muli Tibetan Autonomous County, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China. Additional information: native speaker of the dialect of the Middle Reaches of Shuiluo River, native of Pingweng Village. Married to a Kami Tibetan (Yang Luzong). At home speaks Pumi and Chinese. Knows some Kami Tibetan. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese (Southwestern Mandarin). Ethnicity: Xumi Tibetan. Education level: elementary school. Languages: Shixing (ISO639-3:sxg) native language, the dialect of the Middle Reaches of Shuiluo River; Chinese, Mandarin (ISO639-3:cmn) Southwestern Mandarin, near-native fluency; Pumi, Northern (ISO639-3:pmi) advanced knowledge of the Pumi dialect of Muli County; Tibetan, Khams (ISO639-3:khg) basic knowledge of the Tibetan dialect of Muli County (Kami Tibetan).