First! Here’s that documentary we mentioned, “Riddles of the Dead: Skeleton Lake” by National Geographic. It’s on DailyMotion, so proceed at your own risk:
And here’s a documentary about the Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra. Check out the amazing parasols!
Our other sources include:
Neelima Vallangi: The Unsolved Mystery of Skeleton Lake: BBC Travel
Douglas Preston: The Skeletons At the Lake. The New Yorker
Rachel Gutman-Wei: The Mystery of Skeleton Lake Just Got Deeper. The Atlantic
Ancient DNA from the skeletons of Roopkund Lake reveals Mediterranean migrants in India.
Robin George Andrews. The Mystery of the Himalayas’ Skeleton Lake Just got Weirder. NYTimes
William Sax: Mountain Goddess: Gender and Politics in a Himalayan Pilgrimage.