March 24, 2014

Hmong Dancers, Vietnam

Photograph by Linh TranAnh, National Geographic Your Shot

Vietnam's highlands are home to some 50 distinct ethnic minorities, including the Hmong, a tribal people known for independence and self-sufficiency. Among the Hmong, elaboration of dress is more important than elaboration of home. Women, for example, favor embroidered tunics and brimless hats.

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