Burma / Myanmar: Lisu woman in traditional costume, Manhkring, Myitkyina, Kachin State. The Lisu people (Lìsù zú) are a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group wh
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Dimensions:3415 x 5113 px | 28.9 x 43.3 cm | 11.4 x 17 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:16 December 2019
Photographer:Pictures From History
Burma / Myanmar: Lisu woman in traditional costume, Manhkring, Myitkyina, Kachin State. The Lisu people (Lìsù zú) are a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group who inhabit the mountainous regions of Burma (Myanmar), Southwest China, Thailand, and the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. About 730,000 live in Lijiang, Baoshan, Nujiang, Diqing and Dehong prefectures in Yunnan Province, China. The Lisu form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China. In Burma, the Lisu are known as one of the seven Kachin minority groups and an estimated population of 350,000 Lisu live in Kachin and Shan State in Burma. Approximately 55,000 live in Thailand, where they are one of the six main hill tribes. They mainly inhabit the remote country areas. Their culture has traits shared with the Ayi culture.