Yi (Yízú 彝族)

Yixin CHEN

A group of Yi women, wearing their traditional big hats, on the road to Tiger Leaping Gorge. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

As a minority nationality living in mountainous southwest China and with rich history and distinctive culture and language, the Yi people in modern times have abolished slavery and made progress in agricultural economy, education, health care, and social development.

The Yi people live in southwest China, in the mountainous….

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