Yao (China)


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  • Yao (China) English [en]
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  • Garrett, Valery M; Chinese clothing : an illustrated guide, Hong Kong ; New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. With a population of 2,637,421 in the year 2000, the Yao ethnic minority is a typical nationality living in the mountainous regions of the southern part of China. Their main habitats are Hunan, Yunnan, Guangdong, Guizhou, and Jiangxi together with Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Prefecture. They are divided into several branches, such as Baiku Yao (the Yao people who wear white trousers), Hong Yao (the Yao people who favor red clothes), and so on. Similar to the other 54 ethnic groups of China, the Yao ethnic minority has its unique religious and cultural characteristics. English [en]
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