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The Akha People of Northern Laos: A window to a disappearing culture

  • Peter Milne

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Laos | Sun, November 11 2012 | 02:37 pm
The Akha People of Northern Laos: A window to a disappearing culture

The Akha village of Saen Khan Kham.Spread across the northern reaches of Vietnam, Laos, Burma and Thailand, and into southern China, in a region that has long been isolated and neglected, the hills are largely the preserve of a scattering of animist tribal people who have moved south from China over the past two centuries.

They included the Hmong, Mien, Lenten, Lahu and Akha, who generally ...

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