National Geographic : 1934 May
© National Geographic Society HE PIPES HIS WAY TO WORK Climbing up and down the steep mountain paths to his fields, this Miao tribesman blows strange airs on a bamboo kan. The young woman at the left displays on her waist her dowry of silver coins. A YAO GIRL SELDOM OUTGROWS HER COSTUME Because of the labor required toweave and embroider cross-stitched clothes, they are made large tolast several years. The Yao isone ofthe various primitive tribes which migrated from China into north Siam.