The Miao People of Hunan Province

While much of China has modernized in the past 20 years many rural areas in China remain as they have for hundreds of years. With migration to the cities and processed foods supplying much of what people eat the traditions that have kept people close to their land are threatened.

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Outside of the small villages many Miao have begun to migrate away from their ancestral lands. Once in the urban center they continue on to China’s rapidly growing mega cities.

Outside of the small villages many Miao have begun to migrate away from their ancestral lands. Once in the urban center they continue on to China’s rapidly growing mega cities.

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