Preserving a Fading Culture in the Mountains of China




The Akha people live high up in the mountains of Yunnan, one of the most ethnically diverse regions of China, but their culture is under threat as younger people choose to leave their villages and adopt mainstream Chinese culture. One artist hopes to change that by preserving the traditions of his people for generations to come. If you liked this video, we have more stories about ethnic groups in China, including: The Dying Art of Making Tibetan Cheese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KpO7MGwqWg The Fashion Designer Weaving Luxury From Indigenous Cloth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAKRNis_Dn8 Follow us on Instagram for behind-the-scenes moments: https://ift.tt/2NFsuzJ Stay updated on Twitter: http://twitter.com/goldthread2 Join the conversation on Facebook: https://ift.tt/2MHf0Ut Have story ideas? Send them to us at hello@goldthread2.com #china #minority #culture Producer: Edward Columbia Videographer: Christine Schindler Editor and Mastering: Joel Roche Music: Audio Network

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