National Geographic : 1935 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE POMPONS AND SILVER MAKE THE MAN-COCS TONKIN'S BEST DRESSED WOMEN Nowhere in this province are seen tribal costumes richer in barbaric beauty than these at Nguyenbinh. The Yunnan border cuts across language barriers and tribal divisions. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by Maynaro Uwen v\ llams TONKIN SORCERERS CEASE SERVING EVIL SPIRITS TO FACE A CAMERA Many tribes near the Yunnan frontier practice witchcraft with the aid of sounding brass and tinkling cymbals. For comfort amid the powers of darkness, flood, and disease the people turn to magic.