In the village of Kumik, in a remote Himalayan valley of northwest India known as Zanskar Located at the bottom of a melting glacier, effects from global warming and greenhouse gases have began to destroy the environment, forcing the people to migrate from their ancient village.
Cultural Effects: Disrupted habitat, food, population displaced
Livelihood of People: Sustenance agricultural, pastoral
Crisis Condition: Disappearance of habitat
Strong thousand-year-old Himalayan culture prominent in Kumik.
- Himalayan textiles
- Hand –made, dyed patterned colorful patterns fabrics
- Prominent colors: Dark greens, browns, reds, yellows, earth tones
- Graphic depiction of Himalayan landscape
- Use of Himalayan textile designs eating away at surroundings to act as the deterioration from the melting glacier