Back to the fields ~ North of Baisha
Oct 23 2001


Many of Chinas' minority peoples have been left behind in the rush to modernity. While seeing traditional ways of life in such lovely surroundings is what brings the tourist dollar, subsistance farmers don't see a dime. Times are changing and roles are becoming more equal but for now the Naxi women still do most of the labor in the fields.

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nigel & julie snow