Why This Ethnic Minority in China Celebrates Water-Splashing Festival

​The Dai ethnic minority group in Yunnan province sure do know how to party.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 12 April 2021

Meet 3 Tattooed, Black-Toothed Members of the Dai Minority

Some individuals of Yunnan's Dai minority still carry some of the ancient characteristic symbols of their heritage: black-dyed teeth and tattoos.

by Cameron Hack, additional reporting by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza and Valerie Osipov, 14 February 2019

South China's Boat People Adrift on Uncertain Tides

The rich water-faring culture of the Tanka people has no institutional outlet for expression or preservation and has, in some places, faded.

by Daniel Plafker, 01 June 2018

5 Must-See Ethnic Minority Villages in Guizhou

While Yunnan is famed for its bounty of minorities, nobody seems to visit Guizhou, which makes it an attractive prospect for the adventurous traveler.

by Tom Lee, 06 October 2016

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