Nicholas TAPP

Hmong (Miao) girls in silver headdresses. COURTESY OF PAUL AND BERNICE NOLL.

The Hmong, whose own name for themselves is not officially recognized in China, are a mainly agricultural people living mostly in the southern provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou, and Yunnan, as well as Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region; there is also a considerable diaspora population in Southeast Asia and abroad. Hmong customs show traces of the earliest customs ever recorded in

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:09-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Community, Society and Social Welfare|Comments Off on Hmong (Miáozú 苗族)|Miáozú 苗族 (Hmong)

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