Thursday, 6 October 2011

Tribal Headdresses From Around The World ~ Part I

Akha Hill Tribe ~ Laos & Thailand
Portrait of Akha Tribe woman ~ Myanmar (Burma)
(Photo by Ania BlazeJewska)

Akha Tribe headdress
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Akha man in traditional headdress
(Photo by Kees Sprengers ~ March 16, 2003)
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(The above two photos are by Tony & Thomas ~ April 13, 2010)
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Akha women - (Sengkangmai village, Boun Tai District, Laos)
(The above two photos are by Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy ~ 2005)
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(The above two photos are by Eric Lafforgue ~ April 10, 2009)

(Above photo by Raoul D. ~ December 13, 2010)
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Close-up of traditional Akha headdress

(November 2003)
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Akha Tribe - Tachileik, Myanmar ~ February 20, 2005
(Photo by Hey Brian?)
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Akha Pixo woman, Ban Yo, Laos
(Photo by Patrick Hochner)
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The Yao Hill Tribe ~ Southern China, Vietnam, Laos & Thailand
 (Also known as the Mien Hill Tribe)
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A Thai Yao tribeswoman in traditional wear
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Yao tribeswomen
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Yao tribesman
(Photo by jimmy02 ~ January 3, 2011)

(Photo by Baronvonhorne ~ January 3, 2005)

Yao grandmother and her grandson ~ Muang Singh, Laos
(Photo by jitenshaman ~ May 7, 2007)

(Photo by Eric Lafforgue ~ April 11, 2009)
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Red Dao Hill Tribe ~ Sapa, Vietnam
(The above six photos are by Retlaw Snellac ~ January, 2011)

Red Dao woman
(Photo by Rudi Roels ~ December 10, 2010)

(Photo by əpɐɾ əuıɹəɥʇɐɔ ~ February 23, 2009)

(Photo by GeeDoyle [Grant Doyle] ~ March 10, 2010)

(Photo by NaPix -- (Time out) ~ September 29, 2009)

(Photo by Indian Gypsy ~ July 1, 2010)
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(Photo by Retlaw Snellac ~ January, 2005)
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Black Dao (Dzao Khao) Tribe ~ Vietnam
Black Dao woman in Binh Lu, Vietnam
(The above two photos are by Retlaw Snellac ~ January 2011)

Black Dao girl
(Photo by Spotlight on Asia (Malcolm Fackender) ~ September 30, 2008)

Black Dao women
(Photo by shimpling [Steve Williams] ~ May 2, 2007)

Black Dao woman at Meo Vac market
(Photo by Peter Garnhum ~ August 14, 2008)

Black Dao farmer
(Photo by zane&inzane ~ December 11, 2006)
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Black H'mong Hill Tribe ~ Sapa, Vietnam
(Photo by frans cromme ~ October 15, 2010)
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(The two photos above are by chinared1 ~ April 6, 2010)

(Photo by Rudi Roels ~ December 31, 2005)

(Photo by JaxinCPT [Jacqui Goodwin] ~ January 27, 2010)

(Photo by Retlaw Snellac ~ January, 2005)

(Photo by GigoloArt ~ September 21, 2007)
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Red H'mong Tribe ~ Vietnam

(The above four photos are by Retlaw Snellac ~ January, 2005 & 2011)
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Flower H'mong Tribe ~ Vietnam, Laos & China
(The above two photos are by philipjbigg ~ August 1 & 2, 2009)

(Photo by foto_morgana ~ February 6, 2006)

(The two photos above are by markyd49 [Mark Deutsch] ~ August, 2003)

(Photo by Rudi Roels ~ December 31, 2005)

(The above two photos are by Hanoi Mark [Mark Robertson] ~ December 18, 2006)

Flower H'mong baby
(Photo by beeldmarieke [Marieke Appelboom] ~ March 8, 2009)

(Photo by susanhardman [Susan Hardman] ~ July 1, 2007)

(Photo by paranoidandreas [Andreas Jenni) ~ July 25, 2009)

(The above two photos are by peregrin@ [Linda De Volder] ~ October, 1998)

Flower Hmong girl in Bac Ha market, Northern Vietnam
(Photo by Mark Chiang Mai [Mark Ord] ~ February 20, 2011)

Flower Hmong woman in her exquisitely elaborate headdress
(Photo by Glenn Phillips ~ May 29, 2005)
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Lolo Tribe ~ Vietnam & Yunnan (Southern China)
Black Lolo tribeswoman (above & below)

Flower Lolo girl (above)
(The above fourteen photos are by Retlaw Snellac ~ January, 2005 & 2011)
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Dao Thanh Phan Tribe ~ Vietnam
 (The above three photos are by Retlaw Snellac ~ January 1, 2011)
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Suggested readings:

The Hmong of Thailand: Opium People of the Golden Triangle (1986), by Nicholas Tapp: Anti-Slavery Society

Hmong at the Turning Point (1993), by Dao Yang: WorldBridge Associates

The Hill Tribes of Thailand (1995), by Mongkhon Čhanbamrung, Thaworn Foofoung & Sathāban Wičhai Chāokhao Čhangwat Chīang Mai (Thailand): Technical Service Club, Tribal Research Institute, Chiang Mai University

Hill Tribes of Vietnam, Volumes 1 & 2 (1998), by Joachim Schliesinger: White Lotus Press

Lao Hill Tribes: Traditions and Patterns of Existence (2000), by Stephen Mansfield: Oxford University Press

Population And Ethno-Demography In Vietnam (2002), by Khong Dien: Silkworm Books

A Short History of Laos: The Land In Between (2002), by Grant Evans: Allen & Unwin

Laos in Pictures (2007), by Matt Doeden: Twenty-First Century Books

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