Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps
Queen of Hlihin
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1945

Queen of Hlihin

room China

မြန်မာဘာသာဖြင့် ဖတ်ရန်

The photograph shows Myanmar's neighbours to the north: a queen of the Hlihin in what is today western Yunnan c.1945. The Hlihin were an independent people who speak a language related to Burmese; their homeland was absorbed into the Peoples Republic of China in the 1950s.

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