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Visual display of the James Bowman and Bill Sage in Yao (Iu Mien) village in Houa Khong Province

James Bowman and Bill Sage in Yao (Iu Mien) village in Houa Khong Province

  • February 9, 1972
  • James Bowman, on the left, and Bill Sage visit the Yao (Iu Mien) village of Nam Kheung (LS-150, PC 3256) in Houa Khong Province. Both men were part of the USAID Ban Houei Sai team. These Yao girls are dressed in their finest clothing in preparation for the Yao New Year and the dedication of a new market. Each girl wears pants colorfully embroidered with traditional Yao designs and a cape that is highly decorated with embroidery, silver trinkets and tassels. Their head wraps have fine threads of silver criss-crossing above their foreheads. All of the girls are wearing silver neck rings.

Publication Details

Photographer
Bowman, James
Date
February 9, 1972
Description of Original
Color photograph
Location of Original
Arizona State University Library. Rare Books and Manuscripts : MSS-281 15:1.54
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